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Wim Wenders is a director, producer, scriptwriter and photographer. He is one of the key members of the New German Cinema and is widely known for his films like The American Friend (1977), Paris, Texas (1984) or Wings of Desire (1987) and his Oscar nominated documentaries Buena Vista Social Club (1999), Pina (2011), and The Salt of the Earth (2014). Donata Wenders is a trained cinematographer focussing on the photographic image. In 2006 Prestel published her “Islands of Silence„ presenting a wide range of black/white photographs that seek to capture the intimacy of a situation. Donata and Wim Wenders made several books together, amongst others PINA–The Film and the Dancers (2012), Don’t Come Knocking (2005), The Heart is a Sleeping Beauty (2000) and The Buena Vista Social Club (1999).