6pm, James B. Hunt Library Auditorium. The documentary by Greg Campbell about war photographer and NC State alum Chris Hondros, killed in Libya in 2011. In partnership between the Gregg Museum, NCSU Libraries, Alumni Association, and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
As described on IMDB,
- HONDROS follows the life and career of famous war photographer Chris Hondros by exploring the poignant and often surprising stories behind this award-winning photojournalist’s best-known photos. Driven by a commitment to bear witness to the wars of our time after the events of 9/11, Chris was among the first in a new generation of war photographers since Vietnam. HONDROS explores the complexities inherent in covering more than a decade of conflict, while trying to maintain a normal life. It also examines the unknowable calculus involved in making split-second life and death decisions — before, during and after his photos were made. Chris was killed in Libya in 2011, but he left a lasting impact on his profession that is still felt today.