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To Live!: It’s a Wonderful Life and Wings of Desire

As part of their Summer Nights/Cool Cinema series, the Walker Art Center recently showed Wim Wender’s poetic masterpiece Wings of Desire, a movie I loved when it was released in the late 80s. 796 more words


The Salt of the Earth...

Saw a great documentary during the week.

The Salt of the Earth is the story of Sebastiao Salgado, a Brazilian social documentary photographer. Directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Sebastiao’s son. 174 more words

The Salt of the Earth

There is a narrative line that runs through Wim Wenders’ latest documentary, that is decidedly a bit shaky. Selfish fathers, and abandoned sons–the “work” taking precedence above all. 360 more words


The Salt of The Earth: Review

As somebody who studied photography briefly during my time at university, only to have it go completely over my head – mainly through first year hangovers than anything else – a film about world famous photographer, Sebastião Salgado, wasn’t one that necessarily filled me with excitement. 565 more words

Film Reviews

The Salt of the Earth : documentary review.

You may not consider a two hour documentary, that is in large part a slideshow of Brazilian Social photographer Sebastião Salgado’s portfolio, featuring many, many dead and mutilated bodies, a significant proportion of them children and babies would be the recipe for entertainment but, trust me, it is. 329 more words

0324 | The Salt Of The Earth

This is the second documentary about a photographer that I’ve watched this week, and as you’d expect both of the featured artists exhibit different, but equally fascinating, levels of dedication to their art; however where… 628 more words