Film contributor Milos Stehlk remembers the life and work of Alain Resnais, and reviews Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra's new film, "The Lunchbox". And, some plans to add some international flair to your weekend agenda.
The trial is underway for 20 journalists detained by Egypt's military regime amid increasing speculation that army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's will seek the presidency. Journalist Ashraf Khalil joins us from Cairo to discuss the latest developments.
Blair Brettschneider, founder of GirlForward, has been quite busy since first being featured on our Global Activism series. She’s expanded her work helping refugee girls find new lives in America from just one girl from Tanzania, to scores around the world. She was also featured as a “CNN Hero.
The EU has offered an aid package of nearly 15 billion dollars to help shore up Ukraine's struggling economy. In the meantime, a team from the IMF are in Ukraine evaluating the state of the country's economy. Economist Michael Hudson joins us to examine what's at stake.
Russian troops remain in Crimea. The U.S. has called on Putin to remove his troops from the region and the EU has threatened to impose sanctions if the Russian military remains in Crimea. We'll discuss the European and U.S. response to the crisis in Ukraine with Michael Cohen.
Russia has reportedly issued an ultimatum to Ukrainian forces in the Crimea to"clear out by 5 a.m. Tuesday" or face a "military storm." We'll get an update on the situation in Ukraine.[View the story "Worldview: Russian troops tighten grip on Ukraine's Crimea" on Storify]
Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki is up for an Oscar for his latest animated feature, 'The Wind Rises.' Film contributor Milos Stehlik and Beth Cary, who is translating for Miyazaki at the awards ceremony this weekend, join us to discuss his work.
For Global Activism, we talk with Michael Lindenmayer. He was working on a slum project in a developing country when encountered a child who was up to her waist in human excrement. The child was in an area where slum dwellers defecated in the open. Lindenmayer promised himself he would do all in his power to combat the problem - and the idea for ToiletHackers was born.