Terracotta Army: The greatest archaeological find of the 20th Century

Warren Fyfe

In March 1974, Chinese farmers digging a well unearthed the greatest archaeological find of the century – the buried Terracotta Army. After coming across a life-sized human head made of clay in Xi’an, China, archaeologists were called in to investigate. What they found was extraordinary. Thousands of life-like terracotta figures from the Qin dynasty, fashioned [...]

A charity providing sex services for disabled people

Warren Fyfe

This film deals with difficult and controversial issues around sex and sexuality. “Hand Angels” is a small Taiwanese NGO that advocates for what it calls sexual rights for disabled people. It has volunteers who have provided sexual “help” for a small number of disabled people. A film by Alvaro Alvarez and Mukul Devichand for BBC [...]

Wives wanted in the Faroe Islands

Warren Fyfe

Image caption Athaya Slaetalid with husband Jan and their son Jacob There’s a shortage of women in the Faroe Islands. So local men are increasingly seeking wives from further afield – Thailand and the Philippines in particular. But what’s it like for the brides who swap the tropics for this windswept archipelago? When Athaya Slaetalid [...]