On this day in 1895, the Lumière brothers made their first public demonstration of the Cinématographe in Paris, marking the birth of cinema. In honor of this anniversary, Magnum Photos and Slate celebrate moviegoing.
An assortment of joyful images from around the world, from children's
delight at the cinema to family gatherings. Happy Holidays from
everyone at Magnum.
Requiem in Samba
by Alex Majoli
Living in the poor favelas of Brazil, photographer Alex Majoli
encountered a beautiful but violent culture shaped by the constant
specter of death. During his time there, he also discovered a
different outlook on life captured in the sounds of samba.