The Death of Kevin Carter: Casualty of the Bang Bang Club

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The Death of Kevin Carter: Casualty of the Bang Bang Club
The Life of Kevin Carter.jpg
Directed by Dan Krauss
Produced by Dan Krauss
Cinematography Dan Krauss
Release dates
  • September 18, 2004 (2004-09-18) (Oakland International Film Festival)
Running time
27 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Death of Kevin Carter: Casualty of the Bang Bang Club, also known as The Life of Kevin Carter, is a 2004 American documentary short subject about the suicide of South African photojournalist Kevin Carter. The film was produced & directed by Dan Krauss. It describes how Carter, who won the Pulitzer Prize for a photograph of an emaciated African girl being stalked by a vulture, became depressed by the carnage he witnessed as a photographer in war-torn places. In addition, he was devastated by the death of Ken Oosterbroek, a close friend and colleague who was shot and killed while working in the township of Thokoza.

On January 31, 2006 it was nominated for the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject.[1]

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