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Sunday 11th September 2022

The Salt of the Earth

Free (No ticket required - First come first served)
OUTDOOR: Glengall Wharf Garden
Bring something to sit on and whatever you need to stay warm and dry
The film explores natural environments and the humans who inhabit them through Sebastiao Salgado’s work. His black and white photographs illuminated how the environment and humans are exploited to maximize profit for the global economic market. Co-directed by Salgado’s son, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, the film also contains recollections from his childhood of a father who was absent much of the time and the times he accompanied his father on trips to discover who Salgado was beyond his childhood conception. The film follows 40 years of Salgado’s work from South America, to Africa, Europe, the Arctic, and back home to Brazil focusing on international conflicts, starvation and exodus, and natural landscapes in decline.

This is an outdoor event so bring warm waterproof clothes. Free event. No booking needed. Arrive early to secure a seat. There is some seating available on benches around the screening area. Please bring a rug for seating spaces on the ground.

Public transport links: buses 63, 78, 363 pass close to Glengall Wharf Garden – alight at Bird in Bush Road.

Set up by community members in 2011, Glengall Wharf Garden is run by a dedicated team of volunteers and provides a space for local residents to attend volunteer gardening sessions, grow food and participate in a variety of workshops, ranging from permaculture and forest gardening, to balcony and inside growing.

Sustainability and ecological welfare are core to the garden’s philosophy and the team apply sustainable growing techniques and permaculture to develop the site as a place to build skills, community and wellbeing for all.


Wim Wenders & Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Running Time
110 mins
France, Brazil, Italy
Glengall Wharf Garden
64 Glengall Road , London, SE15 6NF United Kingdom

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