The Salt of Earth

For the last 40 years, the photographer SebastiĆ£o 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.

SebastiĆ£o 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

Technical Information

Title: The Salt of the Earth
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 110 minutes
Release year: 2014
Directed by : Wim Wenders et Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Written by: Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado et David Rosier
Produced by: David Rosier
Music by: Laurent Petitgand
Edited by: Maxine Goedicke
Coproduction: Decia Films, Amazonas Images, Solares Fondazione Delle Arti
Countries: Brazil, France and Italy

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