In this intimate artist portrait and meditation on memory, Israel’s most celebrated photojournalist reflects on a lifetime of searing images that have defined his nation.
For over 60 years, Micha Bar-Am had a central role documenting Israel’s tumultuous history, from the Eichmann trial to the endemic Arab-Israeli wars. Powerful, often painful moments are conveyed through an artful assembly of iconic snapshots, enlargements and contact sheets.
Voiceover by Bar-Am—self-doubting, and often interrupted by his scolding wife and archivist Orna—reveals the personal toll of a wearying career recording trauma. With unfettered access to a vast archive of negatives, filmmaker Ran Tal’s uniquely sensory experience exposes the beauty and horror revealed by the photographic image.+ More... - Less...
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