22.10.10

Werner Herzog: Festival Pick at DocNYC

New York’s Documentary Festival
3-9 November 2010
Werner Herzog, while filming Cave of Forgotten Dreams
To take place at the IFC Center 323 Sixth Ave., New York, NY 10014
NYU-SCPS: Kimmel Center incl. Skirball, 60 Washington Sq.S.

Festival Selection: Werner Herzog

Land of Silence and Darkness
Director: Werner Herzog
Year: 1971
Section of Festival: Spotlight, Werner Herzog
In the book Herzog on Herzog, the director says, “Land of Silence and Darkness is a film particularly close to my heart. If I had not have made it there would be a great gap in my existence.” [Read more]

Wings of Hope
Director: Werner Herzog
Year: 1999
Section of Festival: Spotlight, Werner Herzog
In 1971, a plane came apart over the Peruvian jungle close to where Werner Herzog was filming Aguirre, the Wrath of God. The only survivor from nearly 100 passengers was Juliane Kopcke [Read more]

My Best Fiend
Director: Werner Herzog
Year: 1999
Section of Festival: Spotlight, Werner Herzog
In this personal essay film, Werner Herzog reflects on his friendship with the tempestuous actor Klaus Kinski whose memorable collaborations with the director include Aguirre, Nosferatu, Woyzeck and Fitzcarraldo. [Read more]

In Conversation with Werner Herzog
Director: Werner Herzog
Section of Festival: Spotlight, Werner Herzog
Werner Herzog is one of the great storytellers of our time, not only in films such as Grizzly Man and Encounters at the End of the World, but in general conversation. [Read more]

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (presented in 3D)
Director: Werner Herzog
Year: 2010
Section of Festival: Gala, Spotlight, Werner Herzog
Opening night gala: Wed. Nov. 3, 2010 – 7pm (NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts). [Read more]

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