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  • Amateur PhotographerAmateur Photographer - The story of a German soldier and the photographs that he took, while serving on the Eastern Front during WWII.

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  • A Baptism of Fire - A new generation of freelance photographers flies low-cost to war zones on their own dime in the hope of selling images to printed media or websites.

  • Black Is the Color - Traces the history of African-American art, placing great works in context and including commentary from celebrated contemporary visual artists.

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  • Conversations with Roy DeCarava - The life of the first black photographer to win a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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  • The Face of EvilThe Face of Evil - A history of attempts to categorize the physiognomy of evil. From the paintings of Hieronymous Bosch to physiognomics, phrenology, eugenics, and anthropometrics.

  • France (Les Habitants) - Documentarist Raymond Depardon travels through provincial France in a camper, gathering conversations with people from all walks of life.

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  • The Human Zoo - The story of 25 people from four Chilean indigenous groups who in the 19th centry were exhibited as attractions across Europe.

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  • Journal de France - A journal, a voyage through time. He photographs France, she rediscovers the unseen footage he has so carefully kept: his first steps behind the camera, his TV reports from around the world, snatches of their memories and of our history.

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  • Living MemoryLiving Memory - About Mali's ancient culture, and this culture's position in the country today. Exposes tensions in a society assailed by modernization, Islam and global tourism, yet confident that it will maintain its own distinctive character.

  • Looking for an Icon - Four world-famous photos. From the moments before they were taken, until their status today as unforgettable icons. How does it happen; what does it mean?

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  • Malick Sidib√© - Short but sweet look at the work of the renowned African artist whose photographs have documented social and cultural changes in Mali over a forty-year period.

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  • Notes on Marie Menken - The story of the "mother of avante-garde film"—the influential experimental filmmaker who inspired artists such as Stan Brakhage, Andy Warhol, and Kenneth Anger.

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  • Our Daily BreadOur Daily Bread - A spectacular visual essay composed of epic tableaus, a haunting vision of our modern food industry, and the methods and technology utilized for mass production.

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  • Remembrance of Things to Come - This tapestry of still photographs, subject-skipping montage and rapid shuttle of wit and philosophy is pure Chris Marker.

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  • Sermons and Sacred Pictures - Profiles Reverend L.O. Taylor, a Baptist minister and inspired photographer / filmmaker who documented the fabric of black American life prior to the civil rights movement.

  • Six Films by Nikolaus Geyrhalter -

  • The Spectre of HopeThe Spectre of Hope - Critic and writer John Berger and photographer Sebasti√£o Salgado lead this searing examination of imagery and images, the abyss, hope, and globalization.

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  • Tango of Slaves - A Holocaust survivor's journey to Warsaw becomes the springboard for a meditative essay about history, memory, and their preservation in imagery.

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  • Zygosis - A radical and humorous electronic homage to John Heartfield, anti-Nazi German satirist who pioneered the photomontage.

More Films & DVDs on Photography
  • August Sander - A portrait of one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, who though uncelebrated in his own lifetime, pioneered social documentary photography.

  • El Dia Que Me Quieras - A haunting meditation on the last picture taken of Che Guevara, as he lay dead on a table surrounded by his captors.

  • The Invisible Frame - A filmic journey starring Tilda Swinton as she traces the former Berlin Wall via bicycle.

  • Kim's Story: The Road from Vietnam - The story of Kim Phuc, the subject of perhaps the most famous photograph of the Vietnam War, is a story of the personal and public healing of wounds from this century's longest, most divisive war.

  • Magnum Photos - Behind-the-scenes of the Magnum Photos agency, and in-the-field with several of the group's leading photographers (including Martin Parr, Larry Towell, Donovan Wylie, and others).

  • Petropolis: Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands - The Alberta tar sands, the world's largest industrial, capital and energy project has far-reaching environmental impact.

  • Photo Souvenir - Philippe Koudjina was once a renowned portrait photographer in Niger, but now, due to injury and illness, he barely ekes out an existence, while his contemporaries Sidibe and Keita have gone on to international success.

  • The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover - A complex tale of art world profit, deception and crime, framed by O. Winston Link's stunning iconic photographs of the last of the American steam locomotives.

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