It is no coincidence the image from the film WAR PHOTOGRAPHER is here above this article. For his documentary, which we showed at the 2020 FILM FESTIVAL COLOGNE, director Christian Frei accompanied war photographer James Nachtwey to war scenes. Since the infamous photographs of the Vietman war caused the American public to rethink the whole thing, the media and the work of courageous reporters like Nachtwey have played an increasingly important role in the course of military conflicts.
This Justice Reporter podcast provides an informative overview of the current cause of the war in Ukraine and the war of images running parallel to it. Which images do you trust – and what about the legal side of things: who owns which war photographs?