Bosnian director Jasmila Žbanić talks about her film “Quo Vadis, Aida?”, the Srebrenica massacre, and why women’s perspectives of war are important.
French director Julia Ducournau won the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival for her subversive body horror “Titane”. She talks about the importance of choreography, Vincent Lindon, and how she struggles to write about love.
Japanese director Sion Sono talks about the importance of humour in his films, the realities of cruelty and suffering, and what he is afraid of.
Child and adolescent psychiatrist Jacek Dębiec talks about how we communicate fear and whether it is possible to inherit trauma across different generations.
Paweł Sokal from the Earthing Institute shares all about the alternative medicine practise known as grounding (or earthing).
Cultural scientist and philosopher Justyna Schollenberger explains what Charles Darwin taught us about empathy, cooperation and animals.
Philosopher and political scientist Leszek Koczanowicz talks about the different aspects of societal fear and anxiety, and how this is connected with Sherlock Holmes.
What is the dream incubation technique? How can you rewrite what happens in a nightmare? And why might sleeping too much be problematic?
Sue Stuart-Smith – a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author of the book “The Well-Gardened Mind” – talks about the importance of gardens, plants and green spaces for our mental wellbeing.
Joanna Ostrowska, author of a book about gay people during World War II, talks about why it is crucial to honour the memory of LGBT people in Poland.