Posts Tagged ‘Restrepo’

San Fran Restrepo Screening to Benefit Committee to Protect Journalists

Posted by on Thursday December 1, 2011 | Events, Media, Photojournalism

A special screening of “Restrepo,” the acclaimed Afghan War documentary directed by Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger, will be held next week at the San Francisco Film Society/New People Cinema. Sponsored by Open Show, the San Francisco Film Society and National Geographic, the December 7 screening is being held in memory of Hetherington, who was... More

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 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