Joao Silva

João Silva is a war photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. His images have won numerous awards, including the World Press Photo. He is the co-writer of the Bang Bang Club book that the movie was based on. In 2010 Silva lost both his legs after stepping on a land mine while on assignment in Afganistan

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More on Joao:

Greg writes about Joao
Joao Silva in the New York Times

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