Photographer and filmmaker Danfung Dennis has made a chilling full length documentary about the human cost of the Afghan war. BDC Founder Michael Kamber, who has witnessed the conflict in Afghanistan reports on ”Hell and Back Again” which won two awards at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and is opening in New York next week.
According to the Admiral Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, our ally Pakistan helped coordinate the recent deadly attack on the US Embassy in Kabul. The US has given Pakistan about 18 billion dollars in aid since 9/11.
Anton Hammerl was tragically killed by Qaddaffi’s forces in Libya this year. A fund has been established for his three children. Please give this page a look—maybe you will see a print you’d like to purchase from one of the many well-known photographers who have donated.
Bronx Documentary Center is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the purposes of Bronx Documentary Center must be made payable to Fractured Atlas and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Join us tonight for drinks and silent auction! A percentage of the bar will go to Bronx Documentary Center, and we’ve also got a silent auction featuring some of the best names in photojournalism.
Schedule of Events
Auction begins: 6:00PM
Bidding closes: 8:30 PM
Please leave name and phone number with your bid. In the event the highest bidder cannot be reached within two (2) business days, winning bid will be forfeited and next highest bidder will be selected.
All bids are binding and sales are final
Silent auction works may be released to the buyer at the end of the evening once payment is made
Silent auction pieces may be shipped following the event upon request. Silent auction bidders are responsible for the additional shipping and handling costs, ranging from $20 upward-depending on delivery location and artwork size. Arrangements for shipping must be made within two (2) business days of the auction by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
All proceeds from auction benefit Bronx Documentary Center
World Press Photo has established an enormous 20,000 euro grant in honor of Tim Hetherington who was killed in Libya in April, 2011. This is one of the largest grants in photography. The BDC will show Tim’s work this October.