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Freelancers on the Front Lines

It was almost one year ago that photojournalist and Restrepo director Sebastian Junger lost his good friend and colleague, Tim Hetherington, to a shrapnel wound suffered while covering the conflict in Libya. Photojournalist Chris Hondros was also killed, and two other photographers were injured in the incident. The tragedy inspired Junger’s latest project, RISC—Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues—an.
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Terry Keefe: From the Korengal Valley to the Kodak Theatre: The Long Journey of Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington's Oscar-nominated Restrepo

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (3 years ago)

When filmmakers Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington shot Restrepo, any ideas of attending the Oscars with the film as a nominee in the Best Feature Documentary category were likely quickly replaced by thoughts of survival. Read Post

Sebastian Junger, Tim Hetherington Talk ‘Restrepo’

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (4 years ago)

To shoot their realist, no-holds-barred documentary "Restrepo," which opens in select theaters today, filmmakers Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger made 10 trips to Afghanistan's Korengal Valley of Afghanistan. Starting in June 2... Read Post

Junger says he’s done covering wars after Hetherington’s death

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (3 years ago)

Famed author of “War,” Sebastian Junger told “Morning Joe” on Monday that he was supposed to go to Libya with photojournalist Tim Hetherington, who was killed there last month along with Chris Hondros. Junger did not go to… Read mor... Read Post


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