Filmmakers Speak Out On the Reality of Sundance's Inclusion Efforts
“I’ve been in rooms where I hear people talk about needing more people of color and not knowing where to look. If you just turn around and ask me, I could roll off forty, fifty names."
Disfigured WWI Vets Were the First Plastic Surgery Patients
A British veteran was afraid to eat in public because his torn-up face made such an unappetizing sounds while he was chewing.
Emmelie van den Wall Bake
I Was That Guy in a Boiler Room Video
This was probably the most embarrassing moment of my life, but it made me realize why people do this.
Living With It
What It's Like to Live With Epidermolysis Bullosa
One in 22,000 people worldwide has a form of the skin condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).
Sanne de Waard
I Made Blood Sausage Using My Own Blood
While the bag slowly filled up with half a liter of my blood, I stared into the distance. What would my mom think if she saw me sitting in my living room like this?
Gwen van der Zwan
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I Went to One of Europe's Biggest Festivals and Only Saw Cover Bands
Is spending an entire weekend watching cover bands just as fun as seeing the real Eric Clapton, Red Hot Chili Peppers, or Metallica on the main stage? I decided to find out.
Koen van Bommel
What It's Like to Have an Irrational Fear of Thunderstorms
"If the news said thunderstorms were in the forecast, I'd be too scared to go to school."
Battling Racism and Homophobia Helped This South African Artist Find His Voice
"Things changed when I started to receive detailed death threats last year. But nonetheless, my first response was still: I will now fight even harder for the LGBTQ community."
Women Who Lost Their Moms Talk About Mother's Day
"When she was still alive, I often showed her how important she was to me, but Mother’s Day was always a special moment to be aware of that and be grateful for it."
Carleen de Jong
How to Enjoy Food When You Can't Smell Anything
We asked people with olfactory disorders how they deal.
I Was in the ‘Wild Wild Country’ Cult and I Loved It
Today, Raymond van Mil is a nightlife photographer in Amsterdam. But back in the 90s he was swami Antar Sangit and lived in Osho’s ashram in India.
The Untold Stories Behind These Legendary Hip-Hop Portraits
"After Ice Cube's concert, I went backstage to give him some photos we'd shot that afternoon. When the door opened, his bodyguard asked if I could bring some ice cubes."
Matthijs van Camerijk