Fascinated by pictures and Baja California? The documentary The Journeys of Harry Crosby premieres Thursday on the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park.
The occasion, hosted by the the San Diego Historical past Middle and Cinewest Productions, features a pre-screening reception on the heart at 5 p.m. Tickets value $15.
The one-hour documentary, by award-winning director Isaac Artenstein, Cinewest’s founder, focuses on Crosby, a famend photographer and historian. His journeys resulted in famous books equivalent to “The Painted Caves of Baja California,” “The Final of the Californios,” “Antigua California” and “Tijuana 1964.”
The historical past heart and Cinewest co-produced the undertaking, for which Artenstein and his crew
traveled all through Baja California to retrace Crosby’s journeys by land and air.
The documentary consists of bi-national tales that reveal the spirit of mutual understanding that may be discovered between the U.S. and Mexico.
A Q&A session will happen after the screening with Artenstein and Pulitzer Prize-
profitable photographer Don Bartletti, previously of the Los Angeles Instances. Bartletti collaborated with Crosby and in addition seems within the documentary.
UC San Diego additionally holds a group of works by the nonagenarian, a La Jolla Excessive College graduate. It consists of images of the college and Crosby’s travels by way of Baja and Sonora, Mexico taken from the ’50s trough the 80s.
Notice: Picture credit score – A taco vendor catching up on the day’s information. Picture by Harry Crosby. Gelatin silver print, 1964.