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Quick Movie Review: The Salt of the Earth

Lori and I trekked to Berkeley to see this documentary on Sebastiano Salgado, famed Brazilian photographer. The black and white photography, of course, is amazing. Mindblowing even. 138 more words

Wings of Desire (West Germany/France, 1987)

Directed by: Wim Wenders. I have an imaginary list in my mind of films that any self-respecting “film fan” ought to have seen and be well versed in and have a strong opinion on. 659 more words

The Salt Of The Earth


(out of 5)

Wim Wenders was so deeply moved by a photograph he spied on a gallery wall, of workers climbing out of a giant Brazilian gold mine, that he inquired after its author and explored more of his work.   339 more words


Downer Double Feature: The Salt of the Earth & Ex Machina

My last weekend as a Milwaukee resident meant a Saturday afternoon at the Downer Theatre for a double feature. First I saw the documentary The Salt of the Earth  1,026 more words


Alice in the Cities (1974, Wim Wenders)

Travel writer and journalist, Philip (Rüdiger Vogler), is suffering from writer’s block. He has no clear idea of where to take his article on the United States as seen from a European eye and has instead taken snapshots of his travels on a polaroid camera. 346 more words

The salt of the earth

The salt of the earth is a documentary-portrait of Sebastião Salgado’s many years spent traveling the globe. Partly directed by his son, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, who followed his father on some of his trips. 306 more words