19 May, 19:00, French Cultural Institute, 3, Slaveykov squ.
Doisneau des villes, doisnseau des champs
France, 1993, 55 min
Directed by Patrick Cazals
Patrick Cazals's documentary follows famed French photographer Robert Doisneau as he discusses his work with contemporaries, critics and his most recent subject - Juliette Binoche.
8 June, 19:00, Odeon Cinema
Harry Benson: Shoot First!
USA, 2016 г., 87 min.
Directed by Laura Israel
What we know today about many musicians, politicians, and actresses is due to the famous work of photographer Harry Benson. He captured vibrant and intimate photos of the most famous band in history;The Beatles. His extensive portfolio grew to include iconic photos of Muhammad Ali, Michael Jackson, and Dr. Martin Luther King. His wide-ranging work has appeared in publications including Life, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. Benson, now 86, is still taking photos and has no intentions of stopping.
9 June, 19:00, Odeon Cinema
Canada, 2007, 90 min
Directed by Jennifer Baichwal
7 nominations and 4 awards from the Sundance Film Festival, the Toronto Film Critic Association, from St. Louis Film Critic Association, etc.
Jennifer Baichwal's cameras follow Edward Burtynsky through slag heaps, e-waste dumps, huge factories in China, and a place in Bangladesh where ships are taken apart for recycling. The last place to visit is Shanghai, where wealth and poverty are side by side.
10 June, 19:00, Odeon Cinema
UK, 2012, 91 min
Two nominations for BAFTA and a FOCAL International Award
To many, Don McCullin is the greatest living war photographer. For the first time, McCullin speaks candidly about his four decade career covering wars and crises on every continent - from the civil war in Cyprus to the war in Vietnam, from the man-made famine in Biafra to the homeless in the London in the 1960s. A commentary on the history of photojournalism and its changing ethics.
11 June, 19:00, Odeon Cinema
Mapplethorpe: Look at Pictures
UK, Germany, 2016, 108 min.
Directed by Fenton Bailey, Eandy Barbato
Seven nominations including two nominations Emmy
Intriguing document the lives of the famous and provocative photographer Robart Meypaltorp and his aesthetics - equally demanding whether shot flower or phallus.
The movie neither glorifies nor demonizes Mapplethorpe. Will meet an ambitious artist who - despite his artistic success - never really found happiness.