WRITTEN BY NICOLAS BILLION, MICHAEL BLAKE, LORENZO SAVOINI, WEYNI MENGESHA, KEVIN MACDONALD, STEPHEN GUY-MCGRATH, MIKE ROSS, JENNIFER VILLAVERDE, SARAH WILSON
DIRECTED BY WEYNI MENGESHA
“The worst thing to feel is that as a photographer I am benefiting from other people’s tragedies. This idea haunts me. It is something I have to reckon with everyday because I know that if I ever allowed genuine compassion to be overtaken by personal ambition, I will have sold my soul.”
- James Nachtwey, war photographer
We started with the word “faith’ and through exploration found the voice of a war photographer. What drives a person to dedicate themselves to documenting the horrors of the world? When returning to the safety of home, how does one leave those horrors behind?