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East Palo Alto in northern California is the city with the highest concentration of Pacific Islanders outside of Hawaii. Amidst the enormous wealth of Silicon Valley, the city also has a reputation as a pocket of crime and poverty. Lady Razorbacks follows a diverse group of Fijian, Tongan and Samoan women in East Palo Alto – each of them fighting their own personal battles at home – who’ve banded together and found powerful connections and redemption on the rugby field.
Director: Laura Green
Living off-grid on a remote Scottish island is a mix of rejection and acceptance
Film and visual culture
At the movies with Pauline Kael – in the arthouse cinema where she got her start
Mood and emotion
‘Let me dream you into my reality’: memories illuminate an unthinkable isolation
Journey deep into the Philippine forest in search of the world’s largest, rarest eagle
What does an AI make of what it sees in a contemporary art museum?
Fairness and equality
How the first woman of colour to be elected to the US Congress remade education
Wesley wants to solve the rooftop mystery – but does he have what it takes?
History of ideas
Tantra is, and was, a subversive philosophy of feminine power
Rituals and celebrations
From roaring fire and molten glass an artist creates a healing ritual