Tim Hetherington Famous Quotes & Sayings

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19 Tim Hetherington Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Tim Hetherington Sayings: It's an amazing thing to hear they're finally giving out a Medal of Honor to It's an amazing thing to hear they're finally giving out a Medal of Honor to a soldier from the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Tim Hetherington Sayings: The best way to get Americans to focus on what's happening in Afghanistan is by The best way to get Americans to focus on what's happening in Afghanistan is by using the example of their own.
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Tim Hetherington Sayings: As journalists, because you don't carry a gun, you sort of become this observer. As journalists, because you don't carry a gun, you sort of become this observer.
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Tim Hetherington Sayings: The funny thing about war is that people feel you need to be morally outraged. The funny thing about war is that people feel you need to be morally outraged. I feel morally outraged about it, and I've been doing it for long enough to feel morally outraged, because I have been in massacre scenes in West Africa, and I've been doing this for a long time now.
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Tim Hetherington Sayings: I'm a documentary image maker, still and moving, because keeping the real world on the I'm a documentary image maker, still and moving, because keeping the real world on the agenda is really important at a time when we're increasingly disconnected from parts of the world on whom we depend.
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Tim Hetherington Sayings: Making an independent documentary film is so hard that usually, the usual model is that Making an independent documentary film is so hard that usually, the usual model is that your film becomes a model for advocacy, so you can enlist that support group and get as much juice out of your film as possible. That's just practically, financially, what you need to do.
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Tim Hetherington Sayings: You can construct whatever story you want to. Documentaries are constructions, as is all journalism. You can construct whatever story you want to. Documentaries are constructions, as is all journalism.
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Tim Hetherington Sayings: I think it's really important that we understand that we share this world and we're I think it's really important that we understand that we share this world and we're connected to it.
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Tim Hetherington Sayings: Going to Liberia really changed a lot for me. I didn't realize what was happening Going to Liberia really changed a lot for me. I didn't realize what was happening on the same planet. My understanding that in the world everything is interconnected really grew - to go to one of the poorest countries from one of the richest countries in the world. It was two worlds apart.
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Tim Hetherington Sayings: Brotherhood means laying down your life for somebody, really willing to sacrifice yourself for somebody Brotherhood means laying down your life for somebody, really willing to sacrifice yourself for somebody else.
Tim Hetherington Sayings: Liberia is not at the center of a massive geopolitical game. Afghanistan is and has Liberia is not at the center of a massive geopolitical game. Afghanistan is and has always been. The history is dramatic, the politics are dramatic, the landscape is incredibly dramatic.
Tim Hetherington Sayings: With soldiers, their wives are so fundamental in their relationships, and yet there's this kind With soldiers, their wives are so fundamental in their relationships, and yet there's this kind of other war happening back in the States, where wives of soldiers don't quite understand what their husbands have been through, because their husbands won't really talk about it, and that's really the hidden war.
Tim Hetherington Sayings: We're journalists, so our default position is we're not writing editorial. We're trying to bring We're journalists, so our default position is we're not writing editorial. We're trying to bring information to readers, viewers, so that they can make up their own conclusions.
Tim Hetherington Sayings: The military has a very prickly relationship with the press. The military has a very prickly relationship with the press.
Tim Hetherington Sayings: I have a set of images that go around the world in an art gallery I have a set of images that go around the world in an art gallery installation. Each of them have different audiences, and they kind of each elucidate the subject in a slightly different way, and they ping off of each other.
Tim Hetherington Sayings: I'm very open to any visual conceits and any possibilities at my disposal to be I'm very open to any visual conceits and any possibilities at my disposal to be better explain to people the ideas I'm exploring.
Tim Hetherington Sayings: As anyone who has experienced it will know, war is many contradictory things. There is As anyone who has experienced it will know, war is many contradictory things. There is brutality and heroism, comedy and tragedy, friendship, hate, love and boredom. War is absurd yet fundamental, despicable yet beguiling, unfair yet with its own strange logic. Rarely are people 'back home' exposed to these contradictions - society tends only to highlight those qualities it needs, to construct its own particular narrative.
Tim Hetherington Sayings: It's funny, the old media idea is very segmented, like "this is my territory and It's funny, the old media idea is very segmented, like "this is my territory and this is yours." But media is changing. You're at a point now where people can start to move into different forms.
Tim Hetherington Sayings: I don't go to war for the adrenaline rush. I cover wars because that's what I don't go to war for the adrenaline rush. I cover wars because that's what I've ended up doing.