Wim Wenders holds eulogy for Leoluca Orlando

„No person chose the place they were born. Every person has the right to decide where to live, or better, where to live and where not to die.“

On December 1st, the Heinrich-Heine Prize was awarded to the charismatic mayor of Palermo, Leoluca Orlando, Sindaco di Palermo.

Among other things he is a courageous social visionary, a writer, a lawyer, a university professor, a member of the Sicilian, Italian and European parliament. Wim Wenders gave the introductory speech.

Full speech (in German)

Photo: Hella Wenders

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