CANCELLED – The Salt of the Earth

14 August
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12/$10

Please note: this event has been cancelled while the NFSA is closed to the public for 7 days from 12 August at 5:00pm, following directives from the ACT Government. Tickets to this event will be refunded; please wait to hear from our staff as they process cancellations.

For over 40 years, photographer Sebastião Salgado has travelled the world capturing some of the defining global events of the era, including war, famine and economic deprivation, in stark and uncompromising terms.  

Now his son, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, is working with master director Wim Wenders to tell Sebastião’s extraordinary life story on screen. They travel with Sebastião as he embarks on an attempt to reconnect with the natural world and the planet’s flora and fauna.  

Following four decades of Salgado's work – from South America to Africa, Europe, the Arctic, and back home to Brazil – the film offers a powerful insight into the human condition and a tribute to the planet’s staggering natural beauty.

The Salt of the Earth is nothing short of fascinating, intimate and moving’ – FilmInk

See more films in our Focus on Photography program



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