It's What I Do, A Photographer's Life of Love and War, Lynsey Addario

Resources

Movies and TV Shows

The Bang Bang Club

Movie website

Movie

Book

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Movie

War Photographer | Christian Frei  – documentary about photographer James Nachtwey

Lone Survivor

Movie

Book

Full Metal Jacket

Movie 

Reporter

Movie

Good Morning, Vietnam

Movie

1,000 Times Good Night

Movie 

Newsroom (HBO)

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

West Wing

Complete series

Photographer Websites
Instagram

Ashley Gilbertson | Ashley Gilbertson

Women photograph | Female photographers

VII | VII photo agency

Ed Kashi | Ed Kashi

Magnum | Magnum photo agency

Articles on Middle Eastern Conflict

War Through Syrian Eyes | Andrew Katz – Time Magazine

Syria – Shots that shook the world | Mick Brown – The Telegraph

The Syrian Conflict : a war photographer’s story | Narciso Contreras – The Guardian

The photographer of Aleppo | Marion Zipfel – The Art Newspaper

In Afghanistan Exhibition | Nobel Peace Center [February 2012-September 2012]

Country Snapshots

Afghanistan

Restrepo – Movie

War – Sebastian Junger

Infidel – Tim Hetherington

These three items are the same topic, but represented from different angles – documentary-journalist-photojournalist.

Iraq

Shoot first and ask questions later: Media coverage of the 2003 Iraq War | Justin Lewis

Independent media in a time of war | Charlotte Buchen

Iraq, Perspectives | Benjamin Lowy

Library Resources

Associated Press Images database | Find images taken across the world for Associated Press              

Armed Conflict Database | Learn more about armed conflicts across the world, past and present

Background Notes | Short reports on countries prepared by U.S. Department of State

CIA World Factbook | Great staring spot for background information on countries

Ethnic NewsWatch | Database with access to newspapers, magazines, and journals of ethnic, minority, and native press from 1990s to present.

NBC Learn: Television Video Archive | Archived material from NBC

Political Risk Yearbook | Country analysis on political and economic risks (select a country to see report)

Middle East Maps | From the University of Texas at Austin)

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