As she sails down the Seine, filmmaker Agnès Varda recalls when her family gathered in Paris during the Occupation. In this clip from The Beaches of Agnès, she reminisces about studying and attending classes during the war, and of her nostalgia for the harbors and ships of Sête, the coastal village where they had lived before Paris. She also recalls some of her favorite places to visit, including the Pont des Arts and the library at the Louvre.
In The Beaches of Agnès, Agnès Varda uses film clips, old photos and gorgeous reenactments to revisit her Belgian youth, association with the French New Wave, marriage to director Jacques Demy (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) and the making of her movies.
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.