These are just a few photographs from the archives Melissa has been scanning for her talk at LUMIX.

LUMIX Photofestival

The third LUMIX festival opens June 13 in Hanover, Germany, with lectures by Joankim Eskilden (Denmark) and Melissa Farlow (USA).  Other speakers during the week include Munem Wasif (Bangladesh), Stuart Franklin (UK), Rena Effendi (Aserbaidschan), Darcy Padilla (USA), Anja Niedringhaus (Germany), and Craig Walker (USA).

More than 20,000 visitors attended the 60 exhibitions of print exhibits and multimedia stories in the past Lumix festival where participants receive portfolio reviews and attend lectures and panel discussions.

The Photofestival for Young Photojournalism testifies to the power in our image-oriented world by contributing to education and teaching photography that can touch people emotionally. Photojournalism and documentary photography studies at the University of Hannover in Applied Sciences and Arts organizes the festival in cooperation with German photojournalist association FREELENS.