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Human Documents

Eight Photographers

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780873658577

Publication Date: 11/30/2009

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128 pages

96 quadtones

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Robert Gardner was a nonfiction filmmaker, author, and founder of the Film Study Center at Harvard. His films include Dead Birds and Forest of Bliss.

Charles Warren teaches film studies at Boston University and the Harvard Extension School and is the editor of Beyond Document: Essays on Nonfiction Film.

Kevin Bubriski, a documentary photographer, has been the recipient of Guggenheim, Fulbright, and NEA fellowships, and his photographs are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. He curated an exhibit of Michael Rockefeller’s photographs at the Harvard Peabody Museum.

Awards & Accolades

  • Finalist, 2010 Benjamin Franklin Award, Arts Category, Independent Book Publishers Association
  • 2010 Silver Medal, Photography Category, Independent Publisher Awards
  • 2010 Best of Category, General Trade: Illustrated, New England Book Show
  • First Place, 2010 Publication Awards, Books Over $10, New England Museum Association
  • Finalist, 2009 ForeWord Book of the Year Award, Photography Category
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