The Secret of Places receives German funding

Great news! Wim Wenders’ upcoming documentary THE SECRET OF PLACES (working title) about Swiss architect Peter Zumthor received funding support by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg. Shooting is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2021. The extension of the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen near Basel and the new building of the Los […]

A BLACK JESUS opens 42. MAX OPHÜLS PREIS film festival

Luca Lucchesi’s directorial debut A BLACK JESUS opens 42. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis on January 17th. This year’s festival will take place exclusively online until January 24th. A BLACK JESUS is produced by Wim Wenders, who will be receive an honorary award for his engagement towards emerging German filmmakers. Managing Director Svenja Böttger and Artistic […]

A Black Jesus

A BLACK JESUS celebrates world premiere at DOK Leipzig

A BLACK JESUS, the new documentary film by Luca Lucchesi, produced by Wim Wenders together with Road Movies, will have its world premiere at this year’s DOK Leipzig Film Festival (October 26 to November 1) in the new audience competition The Golden Ratio. A BLACK JESUS is the result of two years of intensive research […]

Peter Zumthor und Wim Wenders / © Pati Grabowicz

Project kick-off for documentary by Wim Wenders about architect Peter Zumthor

From July 8 2020 a first research and test shoot in 3D for the documentary feature THE SECRET OF PLACES (working title) by Wim Wenders about the architect Peter Zumthor will be carried out in the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen/Basel amongst other locations. The actual shooting for the film will start in 2021. In the […]

Domenico Lucano, mayor of Riace, arrested

“If we start arresting and imprisoning people of good will, visionaries and great Europeans like “Mimmo” Domenico Lucano, then we can soon give up on the entire idea of our European culture. “Liberty, equality and fraternity” are written in big letters over our continent, but “oppression, exclusion and hostility” are becoming the new slogans of […]

Pope Francis – A MAN OF HIS WORD at Festival de Cannes

Wim Wenders’ next feature documentary Pope Francis – A MAN OF HIS WORD was selected for the 71st Festival de Cannes (8 – 19 May 2018) and will be presented as part of the Special Screenings. Pope Francis – A MAN OF HIS WORD is a personal journey with Pope Francis rather than a traditional […]


SUBMERGENCE celebrated its World Premiere at TIFF on September 10th in the presence of Wim Wenders and his cast members James McAvoy, Celyn Jones, and Hakeemshady Mohamed. The film was shown in the section Special Presentations and will now move on to San Sebastian International Film Festival for its European Premiere. “The cinema of Wim […]


We are happy to announce that Wim Wenders’ SUBMERGENCE will celebrate its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. A multi-layered story that embraces some of life’s most profound concerns, SUBMERGENCE is based on the novel by J.M. Ledgard with a screenplay by Erin Dignam, starring James McAvoy and Academy Award®-winner Alicia Vikander. […]