Nadine Ajaka

Nadine Ajaka

Nadine Ajaka is a former associate producer for video at The Atlantic.

Tagging Along With the L.A. Bicycle Crew for Women of Color

A documentary about the Ovarian Psycos is coming soon to PBS.

Meet the Slam Poets of Istanbul

“We are here with the city and for the city.”

Cabrini Green and Chicago's Public Housing Disaster

A documentary filmed over the course of 20 years tells the story of a disenfranchised community pushed out of their homes.

How Carnival Dancers Prepare to Hit the Street

This short film profiles a troupe getting ready to boogie in Hackney.

A Flip-Book Tour of New York City

This short film paints an intimate portrait in less than two minutes.

The Chicago Chefs Making Fancy Cuisine Approachable

Saturday night dinners at El Ideas include a handful of bone-marrow breadcrumbs.

The Fading Glory of Bowling in Milwaukee

“We’re the Rodney Dangerfield of professional sports.”

How an Arts Space in Oakland Bounced Back

A virtual-reality tour of the California city’s resilient art and music scene.

What Saturday Night Tastes Like in New Orleans

The city’s rich nightlife is fueled by daiquiris.

Beirut's Queens of Roller Derby

This short film follows the women who’ve brought the sport to Lebanon.

The Man Who Wants to Build a Village Out of Plastic Bottles

Robert Bezeau has more than a million containers, and he’s already begun construction.

Remembering Philando Castile on His Birthday

In a short film, friends and family grieve the police-shooting victim over cake and recollections.

Parkour as Protest in Kashmir

This short film explores the intersection of sport and activism in the Indian-controlled territory.

The Controversial Business of Hustling Recyclables in West Oakland

A documentary profiles residents who scavenge for metals and plastics.

When a Town Runs Dry

In California’s Central Valley, the drought spells fewer jobs for farmers.

Counting the Dead in the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

A librarian has made it her mission to correct the death toll.

The Power of Mobile Libraries, an Animated True Story

In "The Bookmobile," a StoryCorps project, a young Native American girl shares a tale of discovery.

Meet 'Earthship,' an Off-Grid Home Made From Garbage

A glimpse into the life of an “anti-environmentalist environmentalist.”

The Resurrection of a New Orleans High School Football Team

"We have a bunch of kids on this team where the community told them they'd probably never amount to anything."

'I Was Almost Another Dead Black Male'

In a StoryCorps animation, Alex Landau recalls his harrowing experience being pulled over by Denver police.