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Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders was born in D'sseldorf, Germany, in 1945. His films—among them The American Friend (1977), Paris, Texas (1984), Wings of Desire (1987), and Buena Vista Social Club (1999)—have won numerous prestigious awards and international critical acclaim. A major survey of his photography, Pictures from the Surface of the Earth, has toured museums and art institutions worldwide since 2001. His most recent film, Don't Come Knocking, with Sam Shepard and Jessica Lange, is currently in theaters in the United States. Wenders lives in Los Angeles and Berlin with his wife, photographer Donata Wenders. One of the most influential figures of the New German Cinema of the seventies, he is president of the European Film Academy.

Stories by Wim Wenders published in Zoetrope: All-Story:
 About Butte, Vol. 10, No. 2

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