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Shooting Under Fire with World Famous Photojournalist, Gil Cohen-Magen

  • Shooting Under Fire with World Famous Photojournalist, Gil Cohen-Magen

    When: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    Start: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 3:00 PM
    End: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 4:30 PM
    Location: Corinth Library

    8100 Mission Road
    Prairie Village, KS 66208
    Meet world-famous, award-winning, Israeli photographer, Gil Cohen-Magen at this special event. Gain insight into Cohen-Magen’s Shooting Under Fire series, which deals with the challenges that he faced as a photographer with the international news agency Reuters.
    Whether you are a photographer, armchair historian, art lover, or simply a newsbuff, Cohen-Magen will captivate you as he explains his work as a news agency photo journalist – including the judgment and inspiration that come in the moments they take the photographs. This lecture introduces a new perspective, showcases a variety of Cohen-Magen’s fascinating materials, and raises questions about journalistic reporting and ethics.
    You may never view the news the same way again.
    Cohen-Magen’s book and an assortment of prints will be on sale at the event. No registration required.

    Cohen-Magen will also appear at the following locations during his visit to Kansas City. Click on the lectures to learn more:
    Images of Faith in the Holy Land at Plaza Public Library, 6 pm, February 5
    Hasidic Courtyards Noon Hour Presentation at Jewish Community Center, noon, February 6

    Co-sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City and Johnson County Public Library. For more information, contact Ophir Hacohen, 913.327.8124.