Photographer Mary Ellen Mark and her husband, the filmmaker Martin Bell, talk about traveling across the United States to document teenagers going to the prom. For the book Prom, Mark used a Polaroid 20x24 Land camera to produce photographs. Bell produced and directed a film, also titled Prom, which features interviews with the students about their lives, dreams, and hopes for the future. A DVD of the film is packaged with the book.
Celebrated photographer Mary Ellen Mark takes us behind the scenes of some of the most famous movie sets in history, from “Apocalypse Now” and “Satyricon” to “Babel.” Her new book of photographs is Seen Behind the Scene.
Events: An exhibition of Mary Ellen Mark's work opens tonight at ...
Find out why understanding the business side of sex trafficking could help curtail the crime. Also: photographer Mary Ellen Mark takes us behind the scenes of some of the most famous movie sets in film history. On Underreported, a look at the future of Amtrak under the Obama ...
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