Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
In the early 1960s, during the Vatican II era, a young woman training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, sexuality and the changing church.
Breaking the Bee
Since 1999, 18 of the last 22 winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have been Indian-American, making the incredible trend one of the longest in sports history. “Breaking the Bee” is a feature-length documentary that explores and celebrates this new dynasty while following four students, ages 7 to 14, as they vie for the title of spelling bee champion.
A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
A woman in Pakistan sentenced to death for falling in love becomes a rare survivor of the country's harsh judicial system.
Mumbai, India, November 26, 2008. While several terrorists spread hatred and death through the city, others attack the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.
I Am Not Your Negro
Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the United States.
5 Fareed Zakaria Favorite Movies
Fareed named 5 movies he'd watch if he had to chose 5 for the rest of his life...
All the Way
Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the office – no longer the 'accidental President.'
Fareed Zakaria's Book List: 50 Recommendations
This is the biggest list of 50 Fareed Zakaria book recommendations on the web right now. Enjoy the fullest compilation of Fareed-approved books with sources!
A gripping coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. The drama follows Martin Rauch as the 24 year-old East Germany native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an undercover spy for the Stasi foreign service. Hiding in plain sight in the West German army, he must gather the secrets of NATO military strategy. Everything is new, nothing is quite what it seems and everyone he encounters is harboring secrets, both political and personal.
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “Messy” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. Featuring original music and an award-winning cast including Alan Cumming and Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife), Toby Stephens (Die Another Day), Russell Tovey (Quantico) – and Malcolm Gladwell.
An Excerpt From “The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine,” by Rashid Khalidi
In “The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine,” historian Rashid Khalidi explores the early Zionists’ colonialist justifications for their claim to Palestine.
Taiwan's Disinformation Solution - The American Interest
In the face of relentless pressure from China, Taiwan may have figured out how to combat disinformation without undermining free speech.
The rise and rise of the Hindu Nation
The violence of inclusion and the violence of exclusion are precursors of a convulsion that could alter the foundations of India, and rearrange its meaning and its place in the world.
Nouriel Roubini on Coronavirus: "This Crisis Will Spill Over and Result in a Disaster" - DER SPIEGEL - International
Economist Nouriel Roubini correctly predicted the 2008 financial crisis. Now, he believes that stock markets will plunge by 30 to 40 percent because of the coronavirus. And that Trump will lose his re-election bid.