Rafea: Solar Mama | Saturday, May 11, 8pm Panel Discussion with Director Mona Eldaief, Kellie Terry-Sepulveda of The Point, Sonia Russell of COSIA and Jose Made of Accion. Rafea, an illiterate Bedouin wife and mother from Jordan, is chosen to participate in a six-month program at India’s Barefoot College, where she and other Third World women will be trained as solar engineers. With a resentful...
Arif Shafi Memorial Fund →
Help us support the three children of Pakistani journalist Arif Shafi. He was killed in the suicide bombing attack on April 29 in Peshwar.
ABC Nightline’s Bob Woodruff visited the BDC and spoke with RISC Training Deputy Director Lily Hindy and Wilderness Medical Associates’ instructor Sawyer Alberi during the RISC course a couple weeks ago.
BDC Co-Founder Mike Kamber writes about friend and colleague Tim Hetherington and the new film about his life by Sebastian Junger in the NY Times Lens Blog today. The BDC will be screening “Which Way is the Frontline from Here?: the Life and Time of Tim Hetherington,” on April 20, RSVP required, more information can be found here:http://bit.ly/Xuoh0Q
Invasion in Le Journal de la Photographie
“At the Bronx Documentary Center, we see very few sensational images. The spectacle gives way to a subtle narrative. Elsewhere, by moving away from the standard magazine format of combined text and images, the viewer is compelled to interact, and, above all, to imagine,” writes Jonas Cuenin of Le Journal de la Photographie on our current exhibition Invasion: Diaries and Memories of War...
Tim McLaughlin, BDC on CBS Evening News
*CORRECTED LINK* Tim McLaughlin speaks about his diaries made during the invasion of Iraq. The diaries are on view in our latest exhibition, Invasion: Diaries and Memories of War in Iraq.
IRAQ, TEN YEARS AGO AND NOW →
George Packer writes in the New Yorker about Mike Kamber’s book “a monumental, eloquent, and devastating compilation of spoken testimony by photographers who covered the war over many years”, the current show that “brings back the early months of the war with astonishing vividness”.
Photojournalists on War Interview
Catch BDC Founder/Director Michael Kamber on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports tomorrow, March 19, at 1pm.