In this clip from El General, filmmaker Natalia Almada brings to life audio recordings she inherited from her grandmother Alicia Calles, the daughter of Plutarco Elías Calles, a revolutionary general who became Mexico's president in 1924. In the recordings, Alicia Calles talks about her father, a controversial figure in Mexican history, and expresses the desire for others to see him as she saw him.
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.