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War Photographer

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97 minutes
Source: First Run/Icarus Films

This film follows the career of award-winning war photographer James Nachtwey from Nicaragua to Rwanda to Bosnia. Much of this documentary was filmed with a tiny video camera attached to Nachtwey's still camera, recording scenes of war and strife as he sees them. For over twenty years, he did not miss documenting a single war, and has probably seen more suffering and dying than anyone else alive. In this film, Nachtwey talks about how his work has shaped his personal life and views about war. The important role of journalists and photographers is also touched upon.

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