The Visa pour l’Image evening shows will cover the main events of the past year, from September 2017 to August 2018.
Wednesday, September 5 to Saturday, September 8: The show will be screened simultaneously at the Théâtre de l’Archipel which will also be the alternative venue in the event of bad weather.
The Visa pour l’Image evening shows will cover the main events of the past year, from September 2017 to August 2018. Every evening, from Monday to Saturday, the program begins with a chronological review of the year’s news stories, two months at a time. This is followed by reports and features on society, conflicts, stories that have made the news and others that have been kept quiet, plus reports on the state of the world today. Visa pour l’Image also presents retrospectives of major events and figures in history. The Visa pour l’Image award ceremonies are held during the evening programs.
Featuring in the 2018 Festival program (subject to change):
News stories of the year across the continents: war, crises, politics, unusual and remarkable events, sport, culture, science, the environment etc.
Syria, Iraq, Yemen Refugees and migration Retrospective: Paolo Pellegrin. Visa pour l’Image: 30th anniversary, looking back Global warming, commercial fishing/overfishing, decline of coral reefs USA: firearms Violence in Mexico
Plus… Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, Iran, South Sudan, Bolivia, Mexico, the UK, the Philippines, North Korea, Jordan, Venezuela, Ukraine, China, Indonesia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Abkhazia, France Tributes to Laurent Troude, Bobbi Baker Burrows, Daniele Tamagni, Abbas, Shah Marai, David Douglas Duncan, and all the photographers who have passed away in the course of the year.
"Somewhere West of Lonely: My Life in Pictures" by Steve Raymer, published by Indiana University Press. The world, its moments of happiness and tragedy, and a human angle as seen by a National Geographic staff photographer.
"Upstate Girls: Unraveling Collar City" by Brenda Ann Kenneally, published by Regan Arts. The city of Troy, NY, epitomizes the decline of industry and the devastating consequences. Here we see the harsh reality of life there.
"Undocumented: Immigration and the Militarization of the United States-Mexico Border" by John Moore, published by powerHouse Books. Ten years reporting on undocumented migrants coming from Latin America to the United States, and covering both sides of the border.