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Cocoon

Students share their perspectives during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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We Became Fragments

This story documents a Syrian teenager who comes of age in Canada after losing his mother and four siblings in a bombing that left him injured.

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The Lindworm

Mythologist and storyteller Martin Shaw tells an old Norwegian tale about a mythical creature that is part human and part snake.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Clowning Around
Essay
Forty Days

Kingsnorth urges us to contemplate the productive meaning of loneliness and withdrawal.

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The Ocean Inside

A meditation on surfing and the ocean, filmed off the coast of West Marin, California.

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Laugh Clown Laugh

A portrait of Berlin based clown Reinhard "Filou" Horstkotte explores poetics of performance, laughter and spontaneity. 

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Essay
The Future As Seen From Greenland
Author Craig Childs confronts the reality of climate change from a remote scientific outpost on Greenland's ice sheet.
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Path of Freedom

In a Rhode Island men’s prison, a group of fifty inmates are transforming their lives through the practice of meditation.

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