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World Press Photo 2019 – Lucca

World Press Photo 2019 on display in Lucca from November 16th to December 8th, 2019

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16 Nov 2019 - 08 Dec 2019 Tuscany -Lucca  Art/Culture | Cinema/Photography | Exhibitions

The World Press Photo 2019 exhibit comes to Lucca from November 16th to December 8th 2019 during the PhotoLux Festival and it represents a topic of the festival that this year is organized around the theme “Conquests, revolutions, beyond walls“.

The World Press Photo winner (on the cover) has been taken by John Moore, a Getty Images’ photojournalist, and it is titled “Crying Girl on the Border“.
The photo documents the despair of a two-year-old Honduran little girl crying while her mother is searched on the Mexican-US border.

This year, more than 4,783 photographers from 129 countries took part in the World Press Photo 2019, one of the most prestigious photojournalism competitions in the world, for a total of 78,801 shots.

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