"Six Photographs" Interview with René Burri

In this interview, Port Magazine sits down with Swiss photojournalist René Burri, to discuss the unbelievable stories behind six iconic photographs from his career including a very casual portrait Pablo Picasso in Cannes, and the reopening of the Suez Canal.


SOUTH KOREA. 1961. Village of Yon Sul Gol. Women entertaining GIs.






Directed by Anthony Austin
Interview by Matt Willey
Produced by Helena Reis
Lighting by Genki McClure
Camera Assistance by Patrick Larder
Sound by Daniel Brosnan
Make up by Ezana Ove


'Tu' by Bebo Valdés
'Trem Das Onze' by Adoniran Barbosa
'Recuerdos de la Alhambra' by Narciso Yepes
'El Gato Montés' by Banda Corrida
'Suki Sa Suki Sa Suki Sa' by Nana Kimono
'La Ouaynaki' by Farid El Atrache
'Granada' by Mariachi De México

A Bosh film

If you want to see more work by René, you can check out his Magnum Photos page.

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Clement Barthes's picture

Excellent Video!

John Johnson's picture

Loved it...could listen to hours of stories by him...

Lorenzo P's picture


François Marclay's picture

Saw him and listened to him discussing about his pictures last Friday at the Nuit des Images in Lausanne, Switzerland. Extraordinary photographer and human being, inspiration for a lifetime!