Diary by Tim Hetherington
A Dallas Video Festival 24 Short Film â€“ For Mature Audiences Only
ï»¿Bart Weiss selected Diary as one of the experimental short films for the Dallas Video Fest24. Diary is a highly personal and experimental film that expresses the subjective experience of Tim Hetherington, photojournalist, and filmmaker. It's a kaleidoscope of images that link our western reality to the seemingly distant worlds we see in the media.
On April 20, 2011, Hetherington was killed covering the conflict in Misrata, Libya. On that day, Hetherington was killed and three other journalists injured in a R.P.G. attack. The U.K.-born, Brooklyn-based Hetherington, 40, was best known for his work in Afghanistan, much of it shot for Vanity Fair. According to Vanity Fair , Hetherington was widely respected by his peers for his bravery and camaraderie. Heatherington’s talents led to much recognition, including, In 2007, the World Press Photo of the Year Award for his coverage of American soldiers in the Korengal Valley—one of four World Press prizes he received.