Tim Hetherington, Indelible on Film

April 11, 2013 2:52 PM

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Tim Hetherington, Indelible on Film

Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington basked in the celebratory spotlight the night of the 2011 Academy Awards, where their groundbreaking film “Restrepo” was in the running for Best Documentary. While “Restrepo” did not take top honors, it made a powerful mark as one of the few films to delve deeply into the lives of men at war.

Having gone to Libya to cover the uprising against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, he and another photographer, Chris Hondros, died when government forces lobbed an artillery shell. Sebastian, who had been in New York at the time, was devastated by the death of his close friend and collaborator. Striving t...

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