Topic: Documentary

Lucia Herrero
In Progress

The Strange World of Basque Sports

LightBox presents Spanish photographer Lucia Herrero’s look into the odd world of Herri Kirolak, the rural sports of the Basques.

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Image: Zimbabwe’s first high-density suburb, Mbare, lies south of the capital city, Harare
Photo Essay

Under Mugabe: Robin Hammond Records the Suffering of Zimbabwe

Living on a grant from the Carmignac Foundation, Robin Hammond’s work records the brutality and struggle of life in Zimbabwe under Mugabe.

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Alma
Photo Essay

Alma: A Tale of Guatemala’s Violence

LightBox presents an exclusive look at an interactive, narrative documentary about gang violence in Guatemala told through the story of Alma, a young former gang member.

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Sebastian Liste—Reportage by Getty Images
Photo Essay

The Abandoned Chocolate Factory by Sebastian Liste

Sebastian Liste is the first recipient of the City of Perpignan Rémi Ochlik Award—granted for his compelling long-term documentary about a community living in an abandoned factory in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.

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Donna Ferrato
Out There

I Am Unbeatable: Donna Ferrato’s Commitment to Abused Women

Donna Ferrato has documented domestic violence and its effects for more than 30 years. Over the past five years, she has refined her topic matter, focusing specifically on women who have left their abusers in a series called I Am Unbeatable.

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Mike Sinclair
Profile

Public Assembly: The Photographs of Mike Sinclair

For this week’s issue, we combed countless archives in search of the perfect photograph to accompany a history of the American Dream, the subject of the cover story by Jon Meacham. In the end, we turned to photographer Mike Sinclair, who’s been rigorously documenting America’s heartland near his home in Kansas City, Mo.

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MediaStorm launches pay-per-story video player
Toolbox

Game Changer: MediaStorm Launches Pay-Per-Story Video Player

The Brooklyn-based multimedia production studio has developed an industry-wide reputation for producing strong online documentary multimedia. Before the launch of their new player on Tuesday, all content on their site was available free of charge. Now users have to pay $1.99 to watch full stories.

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Stanley Greene—NOOR
Out There

Curators Look Ahead to LOOK3

The guest curators for this year’s LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph—beginning June 7 in Charlottesville, Va.—spoke to LightBox about how the festival came together.

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Christopher Morris—VII
In Progress

Men in Black: The Secret Service Photographed by Christopher Morris

With their stock-straight postures, impenetrable gazes and curly earpieces directing their movements via disembodied voices, members of the United States Secret Service have long maintained an aura of mystery for civilians—White House photographers included.

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Steven Rubin
Out There

Vacationland: Rural Maine Chronicled in the Photography of Steven Rubin

Steven Rubin hitched a ride in 1982 to rural Somerset County in northwestern Maine and embarked on a project that would continue for more than 30 years and is on display at drkrm in Los Angeles from April 28 through May 26.

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