The ladies

13 minutes

Two bickering elderly sisters reveal tantalising glimpses of vivid lives

‘I understand she’s never feeling the same thing that I’m feeling,’ says Mimi of her sister Vali. Both in their 90s but still masters of their craft, the sisters run a small couture shop out of their cramped New York City apartment. In The Ladies, the Brooklyn-based filmmaker C A Voros captures the two fiercely different yet interdependent sisters in their workshop as memories of former flames, betrayals, regrets and lingering tensions between the pair come to light, unfolding layer by layer to reveal what holds them together – an abiding love for each other.

Director: C A Voros

Video/History

Albania built 750,000 bunkers for a war that never came. Now what?

24 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Automation & Robotics

If we are what we do, how can we stay human in an era of automation?

7 minutes

Video/Subcultures

Deep faith and rough rides – life at an evangelical rodeo Bible camp

23 minutes

Essay/Consciousness & Altered States

The mathematics of mind-time

The special trick of consciousness is being able to project action and time into a range of possible futures

Karl Friston

volume_up
play_arrow
pause
Idea/Cognition & Intelligence

What know-it-alls don’t know, or the illusion of competence

Kate Fehlhaber

Video/Mental Health

Artistic genius and fragility intersect in this surreal, Oscar®-winning animation

14 minutes

Video/Neurodiversity

Living with Asperger’s is a delicate balance between external and internal worlds

12 minutes

Essay/Cognition & Intelligence

Our world outsmarts us

Social problems are fantastically complex, while human minds are severely under-engineered. Is democracy doomed?

Robert Burton

volume_up
play_arrow
pause
Idea/Wellbeing

If money can make you happy, does debt make you sad?

Cassondra Batz