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Witness follows photojournalists into different parts of the world such as Libya, Mexico, Brazil and South Sudan. In this four-part series, war photographers give us an eye-view on what is going on in these hot spots. We see these dangerous spots through the eyes of the photojournalist.

Witness is a Documentary & Biography, Mini-Series series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on November 5, 2012. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.9.

Witness is available for streaming on the HBO website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Witness on demand at HBO Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, HBO NOW, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

HBO
1 Season, 4 Episodes
November 5, 2012
Documentary & Biography, Mini-Series
7.9/10
Cast: William Gaminara, Tom Ward, Emilia Fox, Amanda Burton, Laura Crossley
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Witness Full Episode Guide

  • Though Rio de Janeiro will host the 2014 World Cup and the Summer Olympics in 2016, the city currently remains crippled by a war raging between police and powerful drug gangs. Over 2,000 Brazilian military have taken to the streets to regain control of the city's hilltop favelas. Photographer Eros Hoagland braves the danger in search of answers.

  • In South Sudan, thousands have been killed, abducted or displaced by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army. French photojournalist Veronique de Viguerie travels with the Arrow Boys, an unpaid militia of farmers who took up arms to protect their families from the LRA. For the last two decades, Joseph Kony has terrorized the people to impose his command as the law of the land.

  • Michael Christopher Brown sheds light on the conditions of Libya.

  • The series premiere finds the pro journalist Eros Hoagland in Juarez, Mexico, the murder capital of the world. There he captures images of three bodies.