Posts Tagged ‘Tim Hetherington’

Hetherington Memorialized by Family, Colleagues and Subjects

Posted by on Wednesday May 25, 2011 | Obituary, Photojournalism

Tim Hetherington’s friends and family were joined by soldiers from the platoon depicted in Restrepo, Hetherington’s award-winning documentary, to celebrate the photographer/filmmaker’s life and recall his talent and generosity at a memorial service held May 24 in New York City. Hetherington was killed in Misrata, Libya, on April 20 in a rocket attack that also... More

Tim Hetherington Memorial Service in New York To Be Held May 24

Posted by on Monday May 16, 2011 | Obituary

Friends of photographer Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Misrata, Libya on April 20, have organized a memorial service to be held in New York City, where the UK-born Hetherington had lived for several years. The memorial service will take place May 24 at 4pm at the First Presbyterian Church, located at Fifth Avenue between... More

Hetherington, Hondros Loved Ones Choose Memorial Charities

Posted by on Wednesday May 4, 2011 | Obituary, Photojournalism

The family of photographer Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Libya on April 20 in an attack by pro-Qaddafi forces, has chosen three charities where donations should be made in  his memory. They represent work Hetherington supported throughout his career: Human Rights Watch, the independent organization dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, for which Hetherington... More

PDN Video Pick: Tim Hetherington’s ‘Diary’

Posted by on Wednesday April 20, 2011 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

Diary (2010) from Tim Hetherington on Vimeo. This 20-minute film was created last year by photographer and filmmaker Tim Hetherington, who was killed on April 20, 2011, in Misrata, Libya. Hetherington died covering the conflict between Libyan rebels and forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Qaddafi. Hetherington wrote of the film: “’Diary’ is a highly personal... More

Tim Hetherington Film Nominated for Oscar

Posted by on Tuesday January 25, 2011 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Events

“Restrepo,” the documentary co-directed and co-produced by photographer Tim Hetherington and writer Sebastian Junger, has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary. The nominations for the 2011 Oscars were announced this morning in Los Angeles. “Restrepo,” which tells the story of a platoon living and fighting in a forward operating base in Afghanistan’s... More