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Sebastião Salgado was born on February 8, 1944 in Aimorés, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He is known for his work on The Salt of the Earth (2014), Looking Back at You (1993) and The Spectre of Hope (2002). See full bio »
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 1998 En busca de la felicidad (Documentary short)
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 1991 The Knife (still photographer: "Drought in Eastern Sudan")
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 2015 Há Tarde (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 April 2015 (2015) ... Himself
 2014 The Salt of the Earth (Documentary)
Himself - Photographer
 2014 ¡Atención obras! (TV Series)
- Episode #2.19 (2014) ... Himself
 2013 Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 3 October 2013 (2013) ... Himself
 2009 Dirt! The Movie (Documentary)
Himself - Photographer & Co-Founder of Instituto Terra (as Sebastiao Salgado)
 2007 Miradas 2 (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 23 November 2007 (2007) ... Himself
 2003 Evandro Teixeira - Instantâneos da Realidade (Documentary)
 2002 The Spectre of Hope (Documentary)
 1999 Visionen zum Millennium (TV Series documentary)
 1997 Lo + plus (TV Series)
- Episode dated 22 April 1997 (1997) ... Himself
 1993 Looking Back at You (TV Movie documentary)

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Sebastiao Salgado

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In April 2001, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) named Salgado, an internationally renowned Brazilian photographer, as its 'special representative'. The nomination came at the opening of Salgado's photo exhibition titled "Migrations", the result of a seven-year project depicting the global displacement of people, especially of children.

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