Director, screenwriter, producer and photographer, Wim Wenders, born on 14 August 1945 in Dusseldorf, is one of the most famous authors of German cinema. He made his first feature films starting from the 1970s: Alice nella città (1973), Falso Movimento (1974) and Nel corso del tempo (1975), international critics’ prize at Cannes, considered by many to be one of his masterpieces. a leading exponent of the New German Cinema. The following films were acclaimed by critics and achieved great success with the public: The state of things (1982), a splendid reflection on the cinema that obtained the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, the road-movie, Paris, Texas (1984) ), Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and Il cielo sopra Berlino (1987), a tender and melancholy tale of our times, award for best director at the Cannes Film Festival. In recent decades, he has alternated the making of fictional films and documentaries. The reception in cinemas is significant: more than the feature films, such as the controversial Until the end of the world (1991), So far so close! (1993), Grand Jury Prize at Cannes, and Back to Life (2015), audiences have awarded documentaries such as Buena Vista Social Club (1998), an exciting diary of her encounter with musician Ry Cooder and the great music artists Cuban, Pina (2011) on the dancer Pina Bausch and the recent Il sale della terra (2014) with the photographer Juliano Ribeiro Salgado. Interested in music and new artistic languages, he plans to create an artist’s book linked to a multimedia installation in Rome.