Art and Experience: “The Salt of the Earth” praised documentary directed by Wim Wenders will be on Documentary Channel this new year (1395) for the first time.

The Salt of the Earth is a 2014 French-Brazilian biographical documentary film directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado. It portrays the works of the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.

Wim Wenders’ mastery of the documentary form is again on display in “The Salt of the Earth,” a stunning visual ode to the photographer Sebastiao Salgado, co-directed by the shutterbug’s docu-helmer son Juliano Ribeiro Salgado. The film was selected to compete in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Special Prize. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary at the 87th Academy Awards.

It won the 2014 Audience Award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival and It also won the César Award for Best Documentary Film at the 40th César Awards. “The Salt of the Earth ” will be on TV on Sunday 27 March at 4:30 PM from documentary channel.