UNDERFIRE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PFC. TONY VACCARO

By Max LEWKOWICZ

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Historical - Completed 2016

An HBO Film. UNDERFIRE is the remarkable story of WWII infantryman and photographer Tony Vaccaro, who created one of the most comprehensive, haunting and intimate photographic records of the war using a smuggled $47 camera while developing the negatives in his helmet at night.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Historical, Art - Culture, Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Duration
    • 69 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Max LEWKOWICZ
    • Writer(s)
    • Valerie THOMAS
    • Producer(s)
    • Valerie THOMAS, Ann OSTER, Sheila NEVINS (HBO)
    • Synopsis
    • An HBO Film. UNDERFIRE is the remarkable story of WWII infantryman and photographer Tony Vaccaro, who created one of the most comprehensive, haunting and intimate photographic records of the war using a smuggled $47 camera while developing the negatives in his helmet at night. The film discusses the timeless ethical issues surrounding war photography and how images shape public perceptions of conflict featuring contributions from Pulitzer Prize-winning NY Times photographer Tyler Hicks, Anne Tucker, curator of the Fine Art Museum of Houston, James Estrin, of the Times, and John Morris, former photo editor of Life Magazine and Robert Capa.
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