Jelena’s song

‘Reclaiming myself and my image’ – one woman’s powerful, lyrical meditation on childhood trauma and personal transformation - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon


The scar of identity

Alexandre Kojève was an immense influence on many French thinkers. What was so compelling about his lectures on Hegel? - by Samantha Rose Hill Read at Aeon


The answer to every question

If the thing of the moment is the answer to every single question, you might be in a bubble. If, regardless of the problem, the answer is crypto, homeopathy, or the internet, or perhaps GPT, essential oils or decarbonization, it’s possible we’re taking an easy way out. A new

Party poster

A slice-of-life documentary on Mumbai’s curious poster politics offers a wry commentary on self-image in the digital age - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon


Stuck with the soul

The idea of the soul is obviously a nonsense, yet its immaterial mysterious nature has deep hooks in the human psyche - by David P Barash Read at Aeon


Amélie Was Actually a KGB Spy

Jean-Pierre Jeunet, director of the 2001 romantic comedy The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain, has recut his beloved movie into a cheeky short film that reveals that Amélie was actually a KGB spy. Did no one ever wonder how a young waitress afforded such sophisticated

Roger Deakins Breaks Down His Most Iconic Films

Do you want to sit in on a 30-minute cinematography masterclass with Roger Deakins as he talks about the process behind some of his most iconic films? We’re talking Sicario, The Shawshank Redemption, 1917, Fargo, Blade Runner 2049, and No Country for Old Men here. Of course you