2012 Emmy nominee - Southeast Emmy Award for Cultural Documentary.
Trailer for documentary on Magnum photographer Martin Parr. Here is the link to get a DVD of the film and extras: martinparrfilm.com/mainpages/order.htm. The documentary premiered on June 14 in Atlanta at The Woodruff Arts Center and Parr was in attendance to take questions and discuss his work. The film was featured at the ArteCinema festival of contemporary arts in Naples in October, 2013 and has been broadcast on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Hot Spots was also featured at the Vevey, Switzerland, IMAGES festival. The French version of the film is now available and will be shown for nine consecutive weekends at the MEP in Paris.
The iconic British photographer creates his first commission by a major American art museum; the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Parr discovers the Georgia National Fair, a roller derby, CNN, the World of Coke and the neighborhoods of Atlanta and beyond as the viewer takes a close look at who Parr is and what his work says about us.
Susan Meiselas, the writer and critic Philip Gefter, photographer John Gossage and Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Curator Julian Cox add perspective to a humorous and insightful tour into the creative vision of Martin Parr.