Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Cartoonists at work

Charlie Hebdo, Before the Massacre from The New York Times - Video on Vimeo.


The New York Times posts a short documentary on Charlie Hebdo filmed in 2006 (after violent eruptions over Danish cartoons).

2 comments:

Lucy said...

Thanks so much for finding that. Really enjoyable, though sad of course.

Cabu seems to be one of the people whose loss is felt most personally, he was a really popular and engaging character, was on children's TV for years so people of my sort of age here have a special affection for him, and a genuinely deeply compassionate person. Some of his work is at

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/01/11/1357057/-The-Charlie-Hebdo-cartoons-no-one-is-showing-you

with some helpful context, comment and explanation, but better not to bother with too much of the comment thread, that way madness lies!

HKatz said...

Thanks for sharing this background information (and yes, I generally don't plunge into long, mad Internet comment threads).