“The Salt of the Earth” is a tribute to Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, who is most known for traveling the world documenting international conflicts. Recently, Salgado has shifted his attention to a subject matter not so grave: photographing some of the beautiful landscapes on our planet. In this documentary, Sebastião’s son Juliano, who accompanied his father on his trips, reveals some of the magic behind his photos.
“Sony Pictures Classics has the legacy of releasing some of the most compelling films of our times,” said Juliano, who also served as co-director. “I’m very excited for ‘The Salt of the Earth.’ It couldn’t have found a better home in the US.”