GenreDocumentary, Short ProducerDan Krauss CountryUnited States
Release dateSeptember 18, 2004 (2004-09-18) (Oakland International Film Festival) CinematographyDan Krauss, Michael Welt, Monica Lam Similar moviesThe Bang Bang Club (2010)
The Death of Kevin Carter: Casualty of the Bang Bang Club, also known as The Life of Kevin Carter, is a 2004 American documentary short film about the suicide of South African photojournalist Kevin Carter. The film is produced and directed by Dan Krauss. It describes how Carter, who won the Pulitzer Prize for a photograph of an emaciated African girl being stalked by a vulture, became depressed by the carnage he witnessed as a photographer in war-torn places. In addition, he was devastated by the death of Ken Oosterbroek, a close friend and colleague who was shot and killed while working in the township of Thokoza.
It received a nomination for the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject.