Wim Wenders: Portraits Along the Road

Mar. 4–16, 2016

Wim Wenders is cinema’s preeminent poet of the open road, soulfully following the journeys of people searching for themselves. Over more than four decades, Wenders has directed films in his native Germany and around the globe, making dramas both intense and whimsical, as well as mysteries, fantasies, and documentaries. With this retrospective—featuring early works of the New German Cinema (Alice in the Cities, Kings of the Road), art-house hits (Paris, Texas; Wings of Desire), and inquisitive nonfiction looks at world culture (Tokyo-Ga, Buena Vista Social Club)—we discover Wenders’ vast cinematic world.

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