"The biggest problem that women have is being ambivalent about their own power ... We should be comfortable with the idea of wielding power. We shouldn't feel that it detracts from our femininity." -Elizabeth Wurtzel
by Magnum Photographers
The definitive ceremony for American popular cinema, the Oscars recognize excellence in acting, directing, and screenwriting. This story explores the intrigue, the ardor, and the occasional triviality of the Academy Awards, as seen by Magnum Photographers.
In 1993, Gilles Peress spent 3½ months in Tuzla, central Bosnia, Mostar, and Sarajevo. Witnessing and recognizing the reemerging pattern of hate and discrimination in Europe, he brings this book to the viewer as a historical document of a brutal history impossible to ignore.