The Spectre of Hope (2001)

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  • Salgado - The Spectre of Hope Alternative

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Features a conversation between the art critic and writer John Berger and the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado filmed in the kitchen of the former's Swiss home, intercut with photographs from the latter's two collections: `Migrations: humanity in transition' and `Children: refugees and migrants'. Combines discussion of Salgado's work with a critique of globalisation, and an investigation of the power of the image.

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