By Indiewire | Indiewire August 22, 2013 at 10:01AM
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"Hondros: A Life in Frames"
Chris Hondros, a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, covered practically every major conflict since the late 1990s. Known as much for his compassion and humanity as for his photography, Chris died covering the Arab Spring in Libya. What many don't know about Chris are the behind-the-scenes stories of some of his most famous photographs in which he impacted the lives of his subjects in ways that have nothing to do with a camera. This film retraces his steps around the globe to tell those stories and offer a deeper insight into one of the world's greatest conflict photojournalists.
Director/Producer: Greg Campbell -- Award winning journalist and bestselling author of "Blood Diamonds" (the inspiration for the 2006 movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio) and other nonfiction books, Greg Campbell was Chris Hondros's best friend since high school. They worked together in dangerous situations in Kosovo, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, and Greg reported from Chris's side in Libya just a week before Chris was killed.
Producer: Daniel Junge -- Daniel is an Oscar-winning documentary director whose film "Saving Face" won the 2012 Academy Award for Best Short Documentary. "Saving Face" is also nominated for five Emmy Awards. Daniel worked in Liberia with photographer Tim Hetherington, who was killed alongside Chris Hondros in Libya.
Celebrity Advocate -- Golden Globe-winning actress Jamie Lee Curtis was touched by Chris's work in Iraq and deeply affected by his death. She offers narration and financial and moral support, as well as being our biggest cheerleader in Hollywood.
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