Using the examples of seven humanitarian disasters from recent history, from Biafra to Afghanistan, Pollack gives a critical impression of a sector frequently forced to admit – to its own dismay – that idealism is not always equal to opportunism, that suppliers of aid are often confronted by complex moral dilemmas and that, sometimes, aid organizations even contribute to the conflict in question.
In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure that poses the question: what if love was stronger than gravity?
A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius.
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness.
Have you watched The Trouble With Aid yet? What did you think about it?