HENRI DAUMAN: LOOKING UP
Documentary Feature | 86 minutes

This film played at HIFF 2018
on 10/6/2018 and 10/7/2018
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Directed By
Peter Kenneth Jones

Produced By
Glen Zipper
Kerri Borsuk
Nicole Suerez
Roland Smith
Peter Kenneth Jones
Will Keesee


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World Premiere

2018 | English/French | USA

As one of the preeminent photographers of the 20th century, self-taught Henri Dauman took the international photojournalism scene by storm with his cinematic images that redefined the methods of capturing historical icons. Leaving behind his past as an orphaned Holocaust survivor, Dauman created a new life for himself in New York City, where his timeless style quickly gained momentum amidst high society and celebrity culture. Exploring both the photographer’s traumatic past and the contrasting vibrancy of the city that would define his work, director Peter Kenneth Jones’s film is a testament to the resilience and perseverance of the man behind the camera.

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