Saturday 5 December 2015 - 11:23
Salt of the Earth

Wenders Adds Salt to Tehran Festival

The highly-acclaimed filmmaker will be represented in the 9th edition of Cinema Verite in Tehran by a film he co-directed with Juliano Ribeiro Salgado.
Wenders Adds Salt to Tehran Festival
Salt of the Earth is like a diary of photographer Sebastião Salgado who, for the last 40 years, 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.
Wim Wenders has directed over 50 films. He was the subject of the Festival’s Career Achievement Tribute Award in 2006. His documentaries include Miami International Film Festival favorite Buena Vista Social Club (1999) and Pina (2011).
Juliano Ribeiro Salgado graduated from the London Film School and has directed several documentaries for television in France and Brazil.
The 9th Iran Int’l Documentary Film Festival, Cinema Verite, will be held Dec 13-19, 2015.
Story Code: 1186
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