Videos

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Nick Adams: Transgender Stories – The Changing Media Landscape

Nick Adams discusses his experiences as a transgender man working with Hollywood to create more authentic portrayals of transgender people.
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Alok Vaid-Menon: Gender Selfie-Determination

Alok Vaid-Menon discusses the stakes of visual representation for trans and gender non-conforming people.
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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders: Thoughts on Photography and Film

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders discusses the overarching themes of his work and other aspects of his life and career.
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Meridith Kohut: Migration

Meridith Kohut discusses her work as a photographer, including her travels throughout Latin America covering refugee and migration issues.
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Leslie Knott and Clementine Malpas: Inside Iris Nights

Leslie Knott and Clementine Malpas from Tiger Nest Films discuss how the line between observer and participant is blurred while filming and photographing in situations of intense drama and human suffering.
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Brian Sokol: People, Not Numbers: Using Photography to Humanize the Global Refugee Crisis

Brian Sokol discusses how photography can build empathy in audiences while demystifying and humanizing marginalized people.
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Heather McClintock and Colin Finlay: In Harmony

Heather McClintock and Colin Finlay explore their combined bodies of work from Sarajevo, Rwanda, Uganda, Darfur, Kosovo and Cambodia.

Don Bartletti: Inside Iris Nights

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Don Bartletti discusses photographing immigration and using images to tell a story.
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REZA Deghati: Exile Voices: Visual Stories of Refugees by Refugee Children

REZA Deghati discusses the workshop he launched at the Kawergosk refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan, where he provided cameras to the children there and inspired them to become “camp reporters.”
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Daniel Jack Lyons: Witnessing the Vision and Hearing the Voice

Daniel Jack Lyons discusses his process for creating images and conveying messages that celebrate the strength and perseverance of often-marginalized communities.
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Don Bartletti: The Roads Most Traveled: Causes and Consequences of Illegal Immigration

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Don Bartletti discusses the frequently misunderstood and politically charged topic of immigration.
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Crisis in Focus: A Moderated Panel Discussion with Photographers Featured in REFUGEE

Three of REFUGEE’s photographers share the stories behind their moving images.