Fri 28. February 2020 at 19:30 - 21:00
Fotografiska Tallinn · Telliskivi 60a/8, Estonia
Fotografiska cinema will show a documentary about the life of James Nachtwey, the author of our major winter exhibition “Memoria". He is a man who is considered to be the best war photographer of all time, but who has also photographed various crises' and natural disasters.
War Photographer (2001)
War Photographer is a documentary by Christian Frei about the photographer James Nachtwey. As well as telling the story of an iconic man in the field of war photography, the film addresses the broader scope of ideas common to all those involved in war journalism, as well as the issues that they cover. Music of the movie is composed, among others, by world renowned composer Arvo Pärt.
The documentary won a 2003 Peabody Award, and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2002 and an Emmy Award in 2004. It also won or was nominated for more than 40 other awards internationally.
Duration: 96 min
The film is in English