INFERNO DOWN BELOW: Like the world's tornadoes and floods, Australia's fires have been named over the years. Now we could call them 'eternal fires'. Can the incredible tragedies we witnessed be the start of a brighter future for Australia?
RAW POWER: shameless uses Lene Marie Fossen's own tortured body as a canvas for grief, pain and longing in her series of self portraits - relevant both in the documentary self Portrait and in the Gatekeeper exhibition, both of which premiered January 17.
WOMEN OF CHANGE: MODERN TIMES is talking to experienced Sandrine Dixson-Declève this time about sustainable growth and green development. She is now the leader of the European Commission's Expert Group for Research and Innovation.
ECO-ECONOMY: Economics professor Ove Daniel Jakobsen is as wild in mind as the nature of Nordland is wild and diverse. In his 12th book, the Utopians will save us. [Ecological Economics by Ove Daniel Jakobsen]
SICILY: The South Italian family is still a powerful institution. It slides seamlessly into the mafia's power structure, with its familismo amoral. The family is the law - not the social institutions. [Grief and light by Maike Albath]
KI: What happens if we create something that is more intelligent than ourselves, a machine that might do something completely different than we want? [Human Compatible Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control by Stuart Russell]
AFRICA: A great many consultants and mission researchers have made good money on the crises in the belt that stretches across Africa. Sahel has become important not only for Norway, but also for the EU and the US. [Identity societies and temps of crisis by Baz Lecocq, Amy Niang]
FALSE NEEDS: Keucheyan does not want authoritarian Marxism where the bureaucracy decides what its citizens need. He also suggests that in order to reduce today's consumption, manufacturers must make products with longer life and warranty. [Read about artifacts by Razmig Keucheyan Zones]
PROTEST: Morgan Adamson's Enduring Images brings new life to the 1960s revolutionary film and reminds us of the need to fight the prevailing forms of representation. [Enduring Images by Morgan Adamson]
CHALLENGES OF EUROPE: The Brexit chaos seems to culminate in the British leaving the EU - now that the election of Boris Johnson has been postponed. Brexit is the price the British have to pay for not having had an honest discussion about immigration, multiculturalism and the British Empire. But are Britain's problems unique?
HAITI / VOODOO: A young Haitian named Britis filmed one of the most notable documentaries recently. But it's only halfway into the movie that even the most vigilant viewer discovers who - or what - the