Show. Bear witness. Denounce injustices and violations of human rights, explain what is happening on the ground, question … That is the goal of the war reporters. They exercise the profession of journalist most perilous because they must be at the heart of the action, at the cost of their freedom or their lives. “If your photos are not good enough, you’re not close enough,” said Robert Capa, the legendary figure of the reporters. Every story has a beginning. It started in 1995, in the besieged city of Sarajevo, on the filming of “The Perfect Circle” by filmmaker Ademir Kenovic. Alizé The Maoult participates. This production becomes for her an extraordinary professional and emotional experience during which she meets the “Generation Sarajevo” of war photographers. A few years later, Alizé pays tribute to dozens of people of images, all nationalities combined, whose photos appear in the press but whose faces are not known. Beyond greeting their courage, Alizé develops a visual dialogue with these outstanding witnesses. From Sarajevo to Washington, she photographed them back to the wall, right in the...
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