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Sunday, we’ll see

20 minutes

‘Museum’ should rhyme with ‘amusement’: the credo of a toy collector

Designed for the hands-on enjoyment of children of all ages, the Brussels Toy Museum (Le Musée du Jouet de Bruxelles) is a sprawling collection of 25,000 toys owned by the 77-year-old André Raemdonck, a ceaselessly dedicated collector who has read 1,200 books on the subject in the course of amassing his hoard over 35 years. A tender and cheerful portrait of ageing, obsession and dedication, Sunday, We’ll See shows how a playful spirit can transcend the advancing years.

Director: Sophie B Jacques

Producer: Harold Beaulieu

Video/Art

How the ‘Master of Black’ uses non-colour to manipulate light in his artwork

4 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Astronomy

Finding alien life raises huge ethical questions. Finding we’re alone does, too

6 minutes

Video/Demography & Migration

Painted frame by frame, a vivid animation restores a history lost to deportation

6 minutes

Idea/Stories & Literature

Black stories matter: on the whiteness of children’s books

Andrea Adomako

Video/Stories & Literature

A story is like a black box – you put the reader in there: George Saunders on storytelling

7 minutes

Essay/Bioethics

The pig on your plate

That pigs are smart and sensitive is not in doubt. How can we justify continuing to kill them for food?

Barbara J King

Idea/Sports & Games

Monopoly was invented to demonstrate the evils of capitalism

Kate Raworth

Essay/Cultures & Languages

Is linguistics a science?

Much of linguistic theory is so abstract and dependent on theoretical apparatus that it might be impossible to explain

Arika Okrent

Video/Cultures & Languages

The reverence and revelry of a New Orleans jazz funeral procession

2 minutes