The Salt of the Earth
direction: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado | Wim Wenders
Over the past forty years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling the continents following the footsteps of our ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvations and exodus… He is now embarking to discover pristine territories, wild fauna and flora and grandiose landscapes in a huge photographic project, which is a tribute to Earth’s beauty. Sebastião Salgado’s life and work are revealed to us by his son, Juliano, who joined him on his last journeys, and by Wim Wenders, a photographer himself.
Nominated for Oscar, Academy Awards, USA 2015; César, César Awards, France 2015; 2nd place Audience Award, Palm Springs International Film Festival 2015; Audience Award, San Sebastián International Film Festival 2014; Prize of the Ecumenical Jury – Special Mention , Un Certain Regard – Special Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2014