sexta-feira, 2 de agosto de 2013

The BIG List of Documentaries About Photography




Lista incrível de vídeos e documentários sobre fotografia!



Este post é como ganhar  em uma "loteria fotográfica"!!!!



Essa super lista se deve garças a Petapixel  e r/photography


Documentaries: Part 1


Film about Edward Weston and the art of photography. - 27min (via TramStopDan)

Early film about Ansel Adams's work, technique and gear - 20min
Self portrait of Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken showing his work from around the world. - 45min (via Touringcar)
The work of photographer Diane Arbus as explained by her daughter, friends, critics, and in her own words. - 30min
Pictures and words by Henri Cartier-Bresson about that moment of visual pleasure. - 18min
Film about Lewis Hine, who through his work helped to expose grim working conditions in American factories and mines. - 60min (via jgcorrea)
A film about the life and work of the influential photographer and filmmaker of the Beat Generation, Robert Frank. - 28min
A film about the portrait photographer Yousef Karsh know for photographing the famous, powerful, and influential. 80min (via Chris Frear)
  • 1989, Creativity with Bill Moyers: The Photographer's Eye - Youtube Clip
A film contrasting the working styles of Emmet Gowin and Garry Winogrand(via ApatheticAbsurdist)
A film about Helmut Newton his photography and the woman he made iconic. - 90min
A film about the life of Paul Strand and his artistic path. - 80min
A portait of the American photo journalist W. Eugene Smith best know for his WWII photographs - 90min (via magtig)
In 1981, Susan Meiselas published "Nicaragua, June 1978 to July 1979," 70 photographs she took documenting the Sandanista revolution. Ten years later, she returns looking for the people who appear in the photographs. - 93min (via Touringcar)
Max DupainWolfgang Sievers and David Moore are three of Australia's most renowned photographers. This film brings to life their most memorable and poignant images. - 43min (via Touringcar)
Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado documents the lives of the working class around the world. - 60min (via Touringcar)
The work of photojournalist Sebastião Salgado and how he derives inspiration for his projects. - 59min (via Paul Conrad)
A documentary on Weegee, the famous New York photographer and his photographs of New York street life in the 1940s and 50s and crime scenes. - 60min (via Touringcar)
Art Kane, coordinated a group photograph of all the top jazz musicians in NYC in the year 1958 for esquire magazine, creating one of the most famous photographs in music history. - 60min (Jonathan Levin)
An intimate portrait of Sally Mann and the complex, enigmatic pictures she takes of her children. Filmmaker Cantor followed up this short with a full-length documentary about Mann in 2005. - 30min (via Touringcar)
A film showing Cindy Sherman at work in her studio while exploring the sources and themes of her photographs. - 60min (via Touringcar)
In Croatia, photojournalist John Sweeney investigates the murder of colleague Paul Jenks. - 55min (via Touringcar)
A film about the post surrealist photographer, war correspondent and Vogue model Lee Miller - 60min (via Thomas Casey)
George Hurrell photographs Hollywood. - 56min (via Chris Frear)
This film about fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon takes you on a journey between commerce and art showing the power of the photographer. - 85min
A film about American painter and artist Man Ray. - 60min (via Touringcar)
Great documentary about Reuters photojournalist Dan Eldon and how his sister tries to find meaning in his death in Mogadishu. - 95min (via Paul Conrad)
A film about the Lodz ghetto using still photographs that were shot by the chief accountant in the ghetto. Juxtaposed against an interview with the doctor who was assigned there. - 50min (via Touringcar)
  • 1998, Freelance in a World at Risk - Youtube
A film following Ron Haviv who has documented many of the post cold war hot spots, including the near civil war in Moscow, the Gulf War and the Balkans War.- 50min (via Touringcar)
Wonderful insight into the hard work that goes into National Geographic photography - 53min (via wiryanm)
A kaleidoscopic montage mixes excerpts from Klein’s feature films and documentaries with imagery from his photographs, books, and paintings. Narrated by the man himself, it is a selective guided tour through Klein’s career, shedding light onto his modus operandi by focusing specifically on his relationship with fashion. - 88min (via Touringcar)
A film exploring the international photographic cooperative Magnum and it's photographers moving with the times. - 60min
Sam Watterson interviews the photographers of six winning photographs as they detail in a first hand account of how they captured the image. - 70min (via Paul Conrad)
An intimate look at the life and career of Gordon Parks a true Renaissance man who has excelled as a photographer, novelist, journalist, poet, musician and filmmaker. - 80min (via ISO640)
A film following Spencer Tunick and his tribulations creating mass nudes across America - 80min (via Sven)
A documentary on WWII Combat Photographers in Europe and the Pacific theater of war. - 88min (via Touringcar)
A film that examines the achievements and legacy of the influential artist Alfred Stieglitz - 80min
A film looking at the works of photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson and painter Avigdor Arikha. - 70min
A film about William Claxton who became the foremost photographer of the jazz seen in the 1960s - 80min (via Julie)
A film about Japanese street photographer Daido Moriyama and his work. - 84min (via sweotol)

Documentaries: Part 2

A film following legendary war photographer James Nachtwey trying to deal with the things on the other side of his lens. - 96min
An American Experience documentary that explores the many sides of legendary photographer Ansel Adams. - 80min (via Touringcar)
A personal portrait of Dennis Hopper as an actor, director and artist, with uncompromising recollections of Dennis Hopper's closest friends and fellow artists. - 80min (via Touringcar)
  • 2002, Dreamlives - Vimeo
A film following Australian photojournalists Narelle Autio and Street / Art photographer Trent Parke looking at their relationship, their photography and the passions behind it. - 25min (via Touringcar)
Ben Lewis takes us on a journey in to his obsession with the work of Andreas Gursky - 25min
  • 2002, Obsessions - The Art of Bill Henson - Vimeo
For the first time distinguished Australian photographic artist Bill Hensonallows TV cameras into his life. Set within desolate landscapes, his work continues to polarize the art world. - 26min (via Touringcar)
A journey into the Surreal with fashion photographer David LaChapelle and his subjects. - 50min (via Touringcar)
A film based on the work of photographer Sebastiao Salgado. Who spent 6 years traveling to over 40 countries, taking pictures of globalization and its consequences - most notably, the mass migrations of populations around the world. - 52min (via Touringcar)
The meaning of art itself comes into question in this documentary about Shelby Lee Adams' controversial photos of families in Appalachia - 75min (via aRTLeSS_baSTaRD)
Written, directed and produced by Ric Burns and timed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ansel Adams' birth. - 80min
A wonderful, evocative biography of Henri Cartier-Bresson, considered the greatest photographer of the last century. - 72min
  • 2003, Martin Parr - De Magie van het Moment - Youtube
A Dutch documentary (mostly in English) that follows Martin Parr and captures the moment he makes some of his icon photographs. - 60min
A celebration of the life's work of 93-year-old photographer Milton Rogovin, who dedicated his life to photographing the residents of a depressed six-block area in his hometown of Buffalo, New York. - 12min (via ISO640)
A follow-up to Naked States finds the celebrated and controversial artist Spencer Tunick at work on his most ambitious project: a one-year trek to all seven continents to shoot people in the nude--individually, in groups and against various man-made and natural backdrops. - 76min (via Touringcar)
Portrait of Andy Goldsworthy, an artist whose specialty is ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature. - 90min
A documentary about the life of famed war photographer Robert Capa - 90min (via Touringcar)
Steve McCurry returns to Afghanistan in search of the girl that his photograph made them both famous. - 53min (via Touringcar)
  • 2003, The Adventure of Photography: 150 Years of the Photographic Image - Youtube
A history of photography - 260min
Imagine shows the normally shy and elusive William Eggleston at work - taking photographs on the road, in and around his home town of Memphis
A film looking at the life of Martin Parr a British photographer considered one of the most influential of his generation. - 45min
A look at the life and work of Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki and his impact on Japanese culture. - 85min (via Bill Bartlett)
Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district. - 85min (via magtig)
In 1994, South African photojournalist Kevin Carter received the Pulitzer Prize for his picture of a starving girl stalked by a vulture. Weeks later, he carried out a terrible, desperate act--an act that embodied the anguish of an entire nation. - 30min (via Touringcar)
  • 2004, The LOMO Camera: Shoot From The Hip - Youtube
A film about LOMO and the Lomography movement. - 60min (via Touringcar)
A group of elite conflict photographers have banded together under the photo agency, VII, in an effort to uncover the true meaning of the Iraq War. - 60min (via blewis)
Film about a book project by photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders for which he photographs 30 adult movie stars. - 60min
An intimate portrait of Robert Frank - 50min
A look at the creative process of celebrated photographer Sally Mann - 80min
Michael Almereyda tracks William Eggleston on trips to Kentucky, LA and NY, but gives particular attention to downtime in Memphis, Eggleston’s home base. - 86min
A film that traces the arc of Annie Leibovitz's photographic life, her aspirations to artistry and the trajectory of her career. - 85min
Photographer Edward Burtynsky travels the world observing changes in landscapes due to industrial work and manufacturing. - 90min
Documentation about the israeli news photographer Ziv Koren. - 78min (via phoyager)
Through archive footage, newsreels and authentic photos of the time, the film tells the story of an imaginary character: Clara B., photographer and reporter. A meditation on archives, memory and history during the twentieth century history. - 52min (via On Photography Film Festival)
This is a story of a pre-war photographer, Wilhelm Brasse. Art of photography was his life passion. However all of this changed when he got imprisoned in Auschwitz. - 52min (via On Photography Film Festival)
Tierney Gearon photographs her family over the course of two years as she assembles her most daring and emotionally complex body of work to date: a series on her manic-depressive schizophrenic mother. - 70min (via David)
A portrait of Miron Zownir a former Mafia money collector, fisherman, drug dealer and one of the most censored photographers, filmmakers and crime novelists of our time. - 61min (via On Photography Film Festival)
A profile of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore - 60min (via catfan111)
A documentary on the relationship between curator Sam Wagstaff, photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, and musician/poet Patti Smith. - 77min (via HappyHarpy)
An examination of the life and art of color photography pioneer William Eggleston. - 87min (via Touringcar)
A film about the relationship between photographer Edward Weston and his subject Charis Wilson. - 57min (via Bill Bartlett)
June Browne Newton's portrait of her husband Helmut Newton (via Ringo Speed)


Documentaries: Part 3




James Ravilious, son of the renowned water-colourist and engraver Eric Ravilious, dedicated his art to a small area of North Devon, where over a period of two decades he took more than 80,000 photographs. - 30min (via Touringcar)
  • 2007, Michael Kenna's Hokkaido - Online
A portrait of landscape photographer Michael Kenna - 20min (via One808)
In the 60s and 70s, Philippe Koudjina, who was born in Benin and now lives in Niamey, Niger, was a much loved and popular photographer. Today, the almost blind man sits daily in his wheel chair next to the main street and greets the people passing by, whom he photographed during the euphoric times of independence. - 54min (via On Photography Film Festival)
Filmed over seven years, resulting in an intimate portrait of photographer Abelardo Morell, revealing the mystery and method of his artistic process. - 74min (via razzertto)
A documentary that exposes the genocide raging in Darfur, Sudan as seen through the eyes of a former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle who returns home to make the story public. - 85min (via Touringcar)
Czech photographer Miroslav Tichý lived like a hermit for decades in a small surrounded just by a few friends. Now in his old age he has to face the fame. - 52min (via On Photography Film Festival)
A film on the tribulations of Eddie Adams famous for shooting the execution of the Vietcong guerrilla by General Nygoc Loan. - 85min (via tomchuk)
A film following Robert King in his fifteen years as a war photographer - 80min (via dlphoto)
A documentary portrait of the African photographer Malick Sidibe, and a journey through Malian history inspired by his iconic images. - 60min (via Touringcar)
Episode about war photographers from the 'In Harm's Way' series following photographers Zoriah Miller and Alissa Everett in Gaza - 30min (via skangerland)
In 1950 the American photo-journalist W. Eugene Smith came to Britain to cover the general election for Life Magazine, but his photographs were never published. Welsh writer and broadcast Professor Dai Smith goes in search of these lost pictures and discovers how the magazine's opposition to Attlee's radical Labour government caused them to suppress Smith's work. - 40min (via Touringcar)
Celebrating the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world's greatest architectural photographer. - 83min
A film that documents how William Eggleston came to develop his technique of art photography. It shows the first black-and-white photographs made at the beginning of his career. - 26min (via Touringcar)
A film following Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf creating a intimate portrait of his life, worries and growing fame. - 55min
A film about Albert Kahn's photographs taken during his three visits (1908, 1912, 1926) to Japan. - 52min (via wiryanm
A portrait of legendary photographer Yousuf Karsh through which a breathtaking illustrated commentary on photography is woven from the perspective of today. - 50min (via Chris Frear)
Philip Blenkinsop documents conflict, war, life and death in all its forms throughout Asia. - 70min (via Touringcar)
A tale about photography and art, family and life, dealing with the history of man and woman, life and art. Many art historians consider Jock Sturges(1947), to be one of the most important fine art photographers of our times. - 90min (via Touringcar)
Documentary about the new breed of paparazzi photographer swarming around London's celebrity circuit. - 60min (via Touringcar)
A film about photography and family life, sexuality and love. It looks at different human role models, whether in sexual relationships or in family life. - 91min (via Touringcar)
Inta Ruka is one of the premier photographers in Latvia. She portraits people in their own environments, and the pictures have an intense feeling of presence, and are often magically beautiful. - 58min (via On Photography Film Festival)
Australian landscape photographer Murray Fredericks spends five weeks in isolation on the salt flats of Lake Eyre, alone with his thoughts and photography. - 30min (viathreedaysatsea)
His famous subjects tell the story of director and portrait photographer Anton Corbijn. - 80min
Antoine D'Agata in Phom Penh (Cambodia) where his artistic trail seems to reach an utmost point. This film catches the hidden part of his art making; his choice of living at edges and living sex as extreme vitalism. - 56min (via Andreas Dyrdal)
A wonderful profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer Bill Cunningham. - 84min
Documentary about fashion photographer, filmmaker, painter and sculptor David Bailey. - 90min (via Touringcar)
  • 2010, Een Film over Straatfotografie - Clip
A film about Dutch street photography, shot by our own Touringcar. - 30min
A film about photography in the Post Soviet Era in St. Petersburg. It looks at the bitter elegancy of this town, it’s citizen and the tender and graceful models of Evgeny Mokhorev. - 81min (via On Photography Film Festival)
David Hockney invites viewers on a journey of discovery that traces the evolution of his photographic work. - 52min (via Touringcar)
After a vicious attacks leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in "Marwencol", a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard. - 80min
Bitten by the 'Moonbug', photographer Steve Pyke set out on a journey across America in his search to meet and photograph the Apollo space pioneers. With our own jDubbyah. - 83min
A film centering on the life and work of Ron Galella that examines the nature and effect of paparazzi. - 87min
Fashion and portrait photographer Rankin visits South Africa and meets conflict photographers from the Bang Bang Club, documentary photographer David Goldblatt and photojournalist Alf Kumalo. - 60min(via skangerland)
Adrian Grenier, follows 14-year-old paparazzo Austin Visschedyk in an attempt to understand the relationship between the worlds of the paparazzi and the celebrity. - 95min
A film about famed 60s fashion photographer Brain Duffy who abruptly gave up photography in 1979 returning to the craft a year before his death. - 60min
A documentary that explores how the Pirelli Calendar has grown to mythical proportions and reveals the secrets behind its production. (via ken_tankerous)
A film takes a look at the history of the white house photographers and follows Obama's chief photographer, Pete Souza capturing historic moments and the day to day. - 55min (via ageowns)
A film taking a look at the life of pioneer photographer, forefather of cinema, showman and murderer Eadweard Muybridge. - 60min
The story of a family that suffers a tragedy, but perseveres and finds redemption through each other and their work. - 82min (via Spectreacle)
We follow photographer Vik Muniz in his creation of a new project portraying trash pickers with their help, using trash as a medium. - 100min (via SpudOfDoom)
The story of Şevket Şahintaş an extraordinary Turkish taxi driver who takes stunning photographs of homeless people without any training, while he works at nights. His only purpose is to create a public awareness for helping those people in need. - 61min (via On Photography Film Festival)

Documentaries: Part 4
  • 2011, America in Pictures- The Story of Life Magazine - Vimeo
A film on 'Life' the iconic weekly magazine that specialized in extraordinarily vivid photojournalism during - the 40s, 50s and 60s. Whose photographers pioneered new forms of photojournalism, living with and photographing their subjects for weeks, enabling them to capture compelling yet ordinary aspects of American life too. - 60min
A film that explores the resurgence of 19th century chemical photography, by following ten renowned photographers creating daguerreotypes, ferrotypes and wet plate collodion photographs. - 80min
A film about the iconic Bert Stern who changed how we saw advertising, Hollywood and fashion with his photography. - 90min (via thankuoy)
Ragnar 'RAX' Axelsson photographs hunters in northern Greenland and Canada and documents the influence of climate change on their life's. - 90min (via Nijn)
Bob Gruen, has captured half a century of music through the eye of his lens and opens his archives for this film. - 100min (via anselben)
  • 2011, Sam Abell - The Life of a Photograph - Youtube
Veteran National Geographic photographer wiki Sam Abell offers a look inside the heart and mind of a master photographer. - 45min
Portrait photographer Rankin tries to recreate some classic Hollywood portraits. - 60min (via skangerland)
An intimate portrait of Anton Corbijn as he travels the world as a photographer, film maker and video artist. A unique and revelatory look at the drama and conflict inherent in the man himself. - 85min
An accurate and revealing film about the news business following 12 of the world’s top Associated Press photographers on assignment. - 58min (via jerrylazar)
Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. - 75min
A documentary shot over a decade with unprecedented access to photographer Gregory Crewdson that bares the artist's process creating and shooting his elaborate scenes. - 80min
A film that follows Saul Leiter the pioneer of color photography, as he deals with the triple burden of clearing an apartment full of memories, becoming world famous in his 80s and fending off a pesky filmmaker. - 75min (via xryl)
This film examines the extended oeuvre and working process of Raymond Depardon through his very own eyes, as well as through those of his long-time companion and sound engineer, Claudine Nougaret. - 100min
A film that shows how Don McCullin created some of the latter twentieth-century's most iconic images of man's inhumanity to man. - 90min (via jippiejee)
  • 2012, No Worries - Martin Parr - Youtube
Short documentary of Martin Parr on photo assignment in Australia. - 15min
  • 2012, The Many Lives of William Klein - Youtube
William Klein has lived many lives. One of the world's most influential photographers, he pioneered the art of street photography and created some of the most iconic fashion images of the 20th century. - 60min
Everybody Street illuminates the lives and work of New York’s iconic street photographers and the incomparable city that has inspired them for decades.
An intimate portrait of photographer Rowland Scherman, and the process of photojournalism. It is a valuable 'insider' piece of American History, documenting one man's recording of one of America's most transformational eras. - 89min (via MacManCapeCod)
The incredible story of the mysterious nanny Vivian Maier who died in 2009 leaving behind a secret hoard - thousands of stunning photographs, never seen in her lifetime. - 70min
A film that follows Tim Hetherington across the world's battlefield. - 80min
Documentary Series
  • 1983, BBC's Master Photographers (via magtig)
(via gregdowning)
Cinematographic Films/Documentaries
  • 2011, Dark Side of the Lens - Vimeo
(via bleasy)