Juliette, an ex-prostitute whose two passions in life are men and money. When she isn't indulging in steamy sex sessions, Juliette and her lover Chris plan to blackmail young heiresses by photographing them in highly compromising situations, and their task is abetted when Juliette's sister Diana - who works as a high-class hooker - gives the couple a list of the daughters of wealthy businessmen who are looking for a bit of rough.
Alix Cléo Roubaud, a photographer, describes her images to Eustache’s son Boris. An “essay in the shape of a hoax”, Eustache’s last film wittily questions the relationship between showing and telling as it gradually shifts Alix’s narration out of sync with what we see.
Forty years after the Khmer rouge regime: Kim Hak, a young and talented Cambodian photographer looks for a new imaginary of his country. His career starts from some family pictures his mother hid underground before the war and retrieved just after the defeat of the Khmer rouge. Hak's images will take us to a new Cambodia, far from stereotypes.
City of Photos explores the little known ethos of neighborhood photo studios in Indian cities, discovering entire imaginary worlds in the smallest of spaces. As full of surprises as the people who frequent these studios are the backdrops they enjoy posing against and the props they choose. These afford fascinating glimpses into individual fantasies and popular tastes.
A film about photography and family life, sexuality and love. It looks at different human role models, whether in sexual relationships or in family life.
Forbidden Photos: First Story (Forbidden)
This video artfully weaves together a sort of history of Magnum Photos, one of the world's premier photo agencies, with a fresh look at where new Magnum photographers are taking the group. Magnum is more than a traditional photo agency, though, which is not widely known. It is a cooperative of photographers founded in 1947 whose original members tended to focus on documentary-style photography. This focus has developed over the years to become almost an ethos: to compassionately record the human condition.
A wonderfully moving introduction to the plight of the Palestinians, in simple, everyday terms, with a captivating narration by eyewitness Anna Baltzer. Baltzer, a Jewish-American Columbia graduate and Fulbright scholar, presents her discoveries as a volunteer with the International Women's Peace Service in the West Bank, documenting human rights abuses and supporting Palestinian-led nonviolent resistance to the Occupation. Baltzer's presentation provides those interested in the issue with critical information and documentation that can be difficult to obtain through mainstream media sources, and to encourage informed action. Topics include checkpoints, settlements, Israeli activism, Zionism, 1948 War & refugees, censorship, the Wall, and environmental devastation. The granddaughter of Holocaust refugees, Baltzer works to address the injustices of today in light of those of the past. She is author of the book Witness in Palestine.
National Geographic Magazine's Top 10 Photos of the Year presents a countdown to the magazine’s best image from 2009. The photos cover a broad range of subject matter, from unexplored caves and endangered freshwater dolphins to the global food crisis and vanishing cultures.
Toshiko, a high school student, receives a text message and picture from her brother, whom she has not seen in years. The image foretells the death of a woman a day later. This is only the first of many haunting images that appear throughout the film.
Forbidden Photos: Second Story (Can)
Forbidden Photos: Third Story (Photo)
This remarkable companion piece to In the City of Sylvia offers a compendium of images recorded by Guerín in Strasbourg while searching for the traces of a (fictional?) brief encounter some years earlier with a young woman named Sylvia.
A repressed young wife's traumatic sexual assault triggers a depraved obsession with her attacker.
When a beautiful paparazzo for a tabloid magazine finds herself pursued by a ruthless stalker, she is determined to emerge from this deadly game alive, and independently wealthy.
A photshoot begins as a professional meeting between two modern and successful women, but gradually develops into a power struggle with roots in their past.
A horror anthology focusing on various groups of people who encounter haunted photographs.
Antonio, a pub owner and a photographer, returns to his home village, Pacios, in the countryside of Galicia, in Spain. After his father's death, the family home is empty, as so many other houses at the village. He spends some days with his old neighbors. He portrays them with an old plate camera, in order to pay tribute to the memory of this place, kept in these people's faces. Directed by: Manuel Darriba
Nat Geo’s Most Amazing Photos follows the world’s most renowned photographers as they scale 100-metre redwood trees, chase fierce thunderstorms for the perfect lightning strike and photograph a dynamited warship as it is sent to the bottom of the ocean – from inside the ship.
Retelling history through the eye of a lens
You Suck At Photoshop is a series of online Photoshop tutorials with adult-themed humor designed by Matt Bledsoe and Troy Hitch of the Big Fat Institute for Advanced Interactive Design; hosted at My Damn Channel. The show started as a one-off parody of instructional videos and became popular almost overnight; since its debut in December 2007, the first episode alone has received over 4.2 million views on YouTube, over 600,000 on My Damn Channel, and garnered national attention in Time Magazine.