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Spectre of Hope
     

The Spectre of Hope

 
As one of the most acclaimed photographers in his native Brazil, Sebastião Salgado won many awards, Yet he also achieved distinction for his role as a social activist, in the sense that his photographs have brought such issues as poverty and famine to the world's attention. In the documentary The Spectre of Hope, Salgado teams up with author and art critic John

Overview

As one of the most acclaimed photographers in his native Brazil, Sebastião Salgado won many awards, Yet he also achieved distinction for his role as a social activist, in the sense that his photographs have brought such issues as poverty and famine to the world's attention. In the documentary The Spectre of Hope, Salgado teams up with author and art critic John Berger for an extended discussion; seated at the kitchen table of Berger's home in the Swiss Alps, the men review Salgado's photography, critique globalization, and reflect on the power of visual images per se.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/28/2012
UPC:
0854565001398
Original Release:
2001
Source:
Icarus Films
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Color]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
0:52:00
Sales rank:
53,767

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12-Page Booklet With An Essay Written By Producer Colin MacCabe

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Disc #1 -- The Spectre of Hope
1. Face Of Globalization [8:01]
2. Migrations [5:30]
3. Because It Exits [9:44]
4. Images & The Afflicted [9:34]
5. Facing The Tragic [9:45]
6. I Exist [9:05]

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