SHKODER, ALBANIA – MAY 1999: Chris Hondros Retrospective
Refugees from the camp in Kukes, Albania, wait on a train to leave the station in Shkoder, Albania for another camp in Durres in southern Albania, May 1999. The trains were decommissioned castoffs with windows edged with broken glass. Hundreds of thousands of Kosovo Albanians were driven from their homes into refugee camps in Macedonia and Albania in 1999 by the Serbian military. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
Chris Hondros, a Getty Images photographer, was fatally wounded on April 20, 2011, in a mortar attack by government forces while covering the civil war in Libya. Hondros’ work is woven in our history as he covered everything from politics to marathons. A new documentary film ‘HONDROS’, premiering on April 21, 2017 at the Tribeca Film Festival, will focus on his life as told through his images. Here’s a look at some of his finest and final work.
Some of these images are graphic in nature.
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