The Salt of the Earth

Friday, September 18 - Monday, September 21, 2015

Intro by film journalist Anne-Katrin Titze Fri Sep 18 at 3:05pm show!

DCP projection

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project, which is a tribute to the planet’s beauty. Sebastião Salgado’s life and work are revealed to us by his son, Juliano, who went with him during his last travels, and by Wim Wenders, himself a photographer.

Part of the retrospective “Wim Wenders: Portraits Along the Road”

  • Country France/Brazil/Italy
  • Language In French, English, and Portuguese with English subtitles
  • Rating PG
  • Running Time 110 minutes
  • Director Wim Wenders & Juliano Ribeiro Salgado