Hyde Park Picture House

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The Salt of the Earth

Time
On 5th August - 6.00 PM
Other showings
From 31st July - 6th August
Starring:
Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Lélia Wanick Salgado
Director
Dir. Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Duration
110mins
Country
France, Britain, Italy
Year
2014
Synopsis:

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastiao Salgado has been travelling the world in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. he has witnessed and documented some of the major events or our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. Wender's focumentary meets Salgado at a crossroads as he embarks on a new project, one which honours this planet's beauty.

In THE SALT OF THE EARTH Wenders works with Salgado's son Juliano to bring to the screen a beautiful and moving documentary that reveals both the life and work of a supremely fascinating and talented man. 

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The Salt of the Earth
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