On my radar: Wim Wenders’s cultural highlights

The German director on stunning 15th-century art, the magic of Nick Cave, and the spirituality of a Franciscan friar

Born in Düsseldorf in 1945, Wim Wenders directed his first film, Summer in the City, in 1971. He has since directed more than 60 films and documentaries, including the Palme d’Or- and Bafta-winning Paris, Texas (1984), and Wings of Desire (1987), for which he won the best director award at Cannes. He has received Oscar nominations for Buena Vista Social Club (1999), Pina (2011) and The Salt of the Earth (2014). His documentary Pope Francis: A Man of His Word is released on DVD this week.
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