Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos is the world´s best group of photographers. It was founded in 1947 by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson a.o.. It was called into life to give its members the independence to work outside the restricting formulas of magazine journalism. German filmmaker Reiner Holzemer joined Magnum photographers in the field and he introduces the historical background of this major player in the visual history of 20th century. He also shot the annual meeting where Magnum decides upon the nomination of new members and he met Henri Cartier-Bresson, shortly before his 90th birthday.

Details

Country of Production
Germany / USA / France

Year of Production
1999

Format
Digi Beta Pal, Beta SP Pal

Length
58 / 89 min

Director
Reiner Holzemer

Production
Reiner Holzemer Filmproduktion for ARD and ARTE

Original Language
English, French, German

Subtitles
English