(Our film has been nominated for a Southeast Emmy Award for Cultural Documentary. The awards are announced June 8th, 2013)
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 has been broadcast twice on Georgia Public Broadcasting and was featured at the Vevey, Switzerland, IMAGES festival. The French version of the film is now available and was featured at the Contrasto booth at Paris Photo. Martin Parr was in attendance to sign discs and books on November 16th.
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.
Hot Spots: Martin Parr in the American South is available for broadcast and film festivals.
Up and Down Peachtree Photographs of Atlanta by Martin Parr has just been published by Contrasto.