Director: Jamie Uys
Country: South Africa
Animals Are Beautiful People (1974)
Some folks call them animals.
Nature documentary about the wildlife in Southern Africa. It was filmed in the Namib Desert, the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango River and Okavango Delta.
Animals Are Beautiful People Photo Gallery
Golden Globe – Best Documentary Film
Animals Are Beautiful People Trailer
Director: Christian Frei
Language: English, German and French
The War Photographer (2001)
A world full of voices through the eyes of a silent man
Documentary about war 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.
The War Photographer Photo Gallery
Cologne Conference – Best Non-Fiction Program
Gent Viewpoint Documentary Film Festival – Best Documentary
Peabody Award – Best Documentary
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival – Best Documentary
Encounters South African International Documentary Festival – Best Documentary
The War Photographer Trailer
Director: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman
Language: Bengali, English
Born Into Brothels Calcutta’s Red Light Kids
Kids with Cameras!
Documentary film about the children of prostitutes in Sonagachi, Kolkata’s Red Light District.The director (Zana Briski) is determined to use the photography to provide the children with the opportunity for higher education, hope & a better life.
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids Photo Gallery
Academy Awards – Best Documentary
Ashland Independent Film Festival – Best Documentary Film
Bangkok International Film Festival – Best Documentary
Chicago International Film Festival – Best Documentary
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards – Best Documentary
News & Documentary Emmy Awards – Best Documentary
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids Trailer