EXCLUSIVE

Prisoners of Kanun

31 minutes

Blood feuds are law in Albania, turning homes into prisons for ‘guilty’ families

‘Blood will be avenged with blood,’ says the Kanun, an ancient set of laws that has returned to Albania since the collapse of communist rule in 1990. The result is intergenerational blood feuds, in which thousands have been murdered, and thousands more are prisoners in their own homes, the only place they are safe from the families of those killed by their own relatives.

Director: Roser Corella

Producer: Roser Corella, Grafo Documental

Video/Music

Melody, rhythm and piety: the rich forms and meanings of Indian classical music

17 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Ethics

If soldiers act with unjust aggression they are as culpable as civilian criminals

6 minutes

Video/Childhood & Adolescence

Why the ‘exotic and strange’ world of childhood is ripe for horror

5 minutes

Video/Nature & Environment

A Herculean fish and the fight against a $6 billion mega-dam project in Alaska

25 minutes

Essay/Family Life

How to be a patriarch

His duties are many, his challenges weighty, but his glory can be great. A guide to family management, by a Roman nobleman

Marcus Sidonius Falx & Jerry Toner

volume_up
play_arrow
pause
Idea/Poverty & Development

Want to reduce drug use? Listen to women drug users

Kasia Malinowska & Bethany Medley

Video/Fairness & Equality

How the one-child policy created a Chinese underclass of 13 million people with no rights

15 minutes

Essay/Education

Child’s play

The authoritative statement of scientific method derives from a surprising place — early 20th-century child psychology

Henry Cowles

Idea/Politics & Government

Sovereignty can be bought and sold like a commodity

Steven Press