BBC News interviewed filmmaker Curtis Mozie about the 33 years he has spent documenting the lives and deaths of D.C. residents for his organization, The Tale of the Tape Foundation. In May, Mozie spoke with Homicide Watch about his work and the communal mental health costs caused by the city’s violence.
Mozie told the BBC about how he collects footage:
I’m out there, on the corner standing there as the ambulance coming and putting them in the ambulance. They be transported to the hospital and I also went to the hospital. The camera’s rolling, I’m catching things that the person who did the shooting doesn’t get to see—they shoot people, they run away. But I’m there capturing it on camera where I can show the pain […]