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The Salt of the Earth (12A)

Wim Wenders’ Oscar-nominated documentary is a captivating tribute to the extraordinary life of photographer and environmentalist Sebastião Salgado. The film demonstrates Salgado’s ability to capture the humanity of a moment as he bore witness to history. Now 71, the photographer looks back on his work in a series of testimonials which highlight his struggle to come to terms with the horrors of war, whilst retaining his faith in human nature. 

  • Director Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
  • Country France/Brazil/Italy
  • Language French/Portuguese/English
  • Year of production 2014
  • Subtitles Yes
  • Running time 110m
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