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War Photographer (2001)

 -  Documentary | War  -  2001 (USA)
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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.

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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.

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James Nachtwey: In a way, if and individual assumes the risk of placing himself in the middle of a war to communicate to the rest of the world what's happening, he's trying to negotiate for peace. Perhaps that's the reason for those in charge of perpetuating the war do not like to have photographers around.
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Outstanding insight on journalism, mass media, and Western Society
14 December 2003 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

This film manages to show us an extraordinary slice of life, and make a significant comment on western society at the same time. The directer

remains distant-letting Nachtway and others make the point. Ingenious use of multiple cameras as well as Nachtway's "still" black and white photos make this compelling to watch as well.

Regardless of location or assignment this should be a primer for all working journalists as well as all journalism students.


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