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Magnum In Motion

Beauty Knows No Pain (Elliot Erwitt, 1971)
Noted for his humour, Elliott Erwitt delivers comedy of a strictly black variety in this examination of American mores. Beauty Knows No Pain takes a sharply focused look at the often merciless traini… Read more

BEHIND THE VEIL (Eve Arnold, 1969)
As the title suggests, Eve Arnold offers a rare glimpse into the world of the harem in Behind the Veil. We witness the rituals of a young Sheikha as she prepares for marriage into the ruling family o… Read more

Cambodian Odyssey (Richard Traylor-Smith, 1996)
Author of the classic photobook Vietnam Inc, Philip Jones Griffiths, has been photographing South East Asia for more than 35 years. Cambodian Odyssey sees Richard Traylor-Smith follow the Magnum vete… Read more

El Otro Lado (Alex Webb, 1992)
In places almost like a surveillance film, Alex Webb's El Otro Lado (The Other Side) follows the desperate flight of Mexicans trying to cross illegally into the USA. ... Check out the Talking Picture… Read more

Eve and Marilyn (Eve Arnold, 1987)
In Eve and Marilyn, Arnold spotlights her relationship with Marilyn Monroe, whom she photographed possibly more than any other photographer over a certain period. This film raises fascinating questio… Read more

La Boucane (Jean Gaumy, 1984)
The photo-genuis of Jean Gaumy comes packaged in this trilogy of his work: La Boucane (The Smoking House) looks affectionately at a group of women in Normandy, completing the repetitious chore of fi… Read more

Part I of The Magnum Story unfurls the careers of the four founders - Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and David (Chim) Seymour - during the 30s and World War II, after which they ca… Read more

Part II deals with the turbulent 60s and the work of the Magnum photographers documenting this exciting yet troubled decade. Spotlighted in this film are the Kennedy and Nixon presidencies, the Vietn… Read more

MAGNUM STORY 3, THE (Patricia Wheatley, Rosemary Bowen-Jones, 1989)
Part III of The Magnum Story brings Magnum into the 80s, a time when television and shrinking magazine markets had the agency, apparently, in a state of perpetual crisis. In particular, the film char… Read more

MISERY LOVES COMPANY (Gideon Gold, 2006)
Bruce Gilden is the archetypal street photographer - fast-moving, aggressive, wisecracking. He's a quintessential New Yorker, the Damon Runyan of the photographic world. Gideon Gold's film reveals t… Read more

On The Rowanlea Trawler (Jean Gaumy, 1992)
Shot mainly against the light, On the Rowanlea Trawler makes us silent witness to the activities taking place on the decks of a trawler. This represents Gaumy's fantasy of animating his stills as he … Read more

Ten years after her book about the Sandinista revolution, Nicaragua (1981), Susan Meiselas returns to Nicaragua with filmmakers Richard P. Rogers and Alfred Guzzetti to find the people she photograph… Read more

ROBERT CAPA: IN LOVE AND WAR (Anne Makepeace, 2002)
The charismatic Hungarian Robert Capa - war photographer, bon viveur, gambler and legendary lover as well as co-founder of Magnum - is still remembered with great affection at the agency and could be… Read more

Sous-Marin (Jean Gaumy, 2006)
Sous-Marin (Submarine) sees Gaumy given exclusive access to the French nuclear attack submarine, La Perle, where he undertook a four-month tour of duty to make a documentary series for French televis… Read more

The Russian Prison (Gueorgui Pinkhassov, 1992)
Gueorgui Pinkhassov gains rare entry into one of Russia's normally impenetrable prisons in The Russian Prison - A Separate Life. He provides the prisoners with an outlet to sardonically tell their st… Read more

THINK OF ENGLAND (Martin Parr, 1999)
Noted for his humour, Elliott Erwitt delivers comedy of a strictly black variety in this examination of American mores. Beauty Knows No Pain takes a sharply focused look at the often merciless traini… Read more

TRAIN THE (Donovan Wylie, 2001)
Director Donovan Wylie will be a guest of the festival and will be introducing the first screening of The Train ... Shot over nearly a year, Donovan Wylie's The Train tracks a ‘church train' over t… Read more

TWO FACES OF CHINA THE (René Burri, 1968)
In The Two Faces of China, René Burri draws from his extensive travels throughout this vast land to show how Chinese Communism has reconciled - or perhaps not - the traditional pull of family and th… Read more

In Video Diaries: Dying for Publicity, Chris Steele-Perkins bears witness to the infinite sorrows of Africa. At times unbearably poignant and painfully honest, he documents famine and disease in Soma… Read more

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