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Festival Section: Photography on Film
Director: Dan WechslerSection of Festival: Metropolis, Photography on Film
WORLD PREMIERE Stretching beyond the limits of the classic character study documentary, More Than the Rainbow not only chronicles the life and times of street photographer and former taxi driver Matt Weber, it becomes a vibrant conversation about the photographic medium, artistic expression, … Continue reading
Director: Douglas SloanSection of Festival: Photography on Film
WORLD PREMIERE “Photographs do lie,” said Eddie Adams who took one of the Vietnam War’s most arresting photos of a point-blank execution. Filmmaker Douglas Sloan (Elliott Erwitt: I Bark at Dogs) investigates this famous image, revealing the complicated back-story of Adams and Nguyen … Continue reading
Director: Grant HamiltonSection of Festival: Photography on Film
In 2008, with digital photography on the rise, the Polaroid Corporation ceased production of all Polaroid instant film, the product that had made the company a household name. There begins the story of the international grassroots campaign to save the beloved, threatened … Continue reading
Director: Ed Kashi, Stefano De Luigi, Ashley Gilbertson, Joachim Ladefoged, Seamus Murphy, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Christopher Morris, Marcus BleasdaleSection of Festival: Photography on Film
Founded in 2001 by seven of the world’s leading photojournalists, VII (“Seven”) now represents 23 preeminent photojournalists/filmmakers. Renowned for producing cutting edge multimedia, VII’s work is published by the world’s most respected news organizations and is broadcast internationally. In 2012, … Continue reading
Director: Seán Ó Cualáín (first screening only)Section of Festival: Metropolis, Photography on Film
US PREMIERE This remarkable documentary explores the untold story behind one of the most iconic images of the twentieth century: the 1932 photograph of workmen taking their lunch perched on a girder high above New York City on the 69th floor of Rockefeller … Continue reading