Check out these highlights of Metrograph’s new series “Whole Lotta Herzog,” collecting 16 of the eccentric director’s films.
Werner Herzog Follows a Company That Rents Actors to Play Your Family and Friends
Family Romance, LLC uses a Japanese rental family service to blur the line between reality and fiction.
Minimalism Takes Flight
Within the many intersections between cinema and minimalism, there’s a fascinating thread of nonfiction filmmakers depicting air travel.
How Humans Betray the Environment and One Another Throughout History
Some of the best films at the Montreal International Documentary Festival explored themes of wasted potential and the relationship between humanity and the planet.
Werner Herzog Adds to Mikhail Gorbachev’s Endlessly Strange Pop Culture Legacy
In the documentary Meeting Gorbachev, Herzog finds nostalgia for a lost past.
In Dubai, an Exhibition Probes the Oil Industry’s Impact on Middle Eastern Society
In the Jameel Arts Centre’s inaugural exhibit, 17 artists explore how the discovery of oil in the Arab region has both harmed and benefited the people living there.
An Evening with Werner Herzog at Pratt Institute
Pratt Institute’s Film/Video Department and School of Art invite you to a conversation between legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog and film and media curator Sally Berger.
Werner Herzog Taps into the Humanity of the Internet
Recently, I had to explain to a friend without internet access who Werner Herzog is.
Debuts Distinguish BAMcinemaFest 2014
Opening tonight with the New York premiere of Boyhood, Richard Linklater’s highly anticipated coming-of-age tale, the sixth incarnation of BAMcinemaFest finds the festival itself approaching maturity.
Werner Herzog and Ken Burns in Conversation, or When One and One Makes Three
HANOVER, N.H. — The Telluride Film Festival, staged in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado every Labor Day weekend, became the setting for an unlikely annual reunion of two powerhouse documentary filmmakers twenty-eight years ago, when Werner Herzog and Ken Burns first converged in the remote mountain town.
Herzog’s Whitney Biennial Piece Is Not Overrated but Under-Thought
PARIS — In a recent article on AFC, Paddy Johnson argues that Werner Herzog’s piece in this year’s Whitney Biennial is essentially a throwaway. She sees Herzog’s contribution as a quick fix for inclusion that relies mainly on “bells and whistles” rather than substance. But her account is conspicuously reactionary and seems to be more of a response to the glowing reviews of the art writers she quotes than to Herzog’s work itself.
Werner Herzog: Whitney Biennial Contributor, But Don’t Call Him an Artist
Art lovers in attendance at last night’s conversation with Werner Herzog at the New York Public Library were fortunate enough to hear a little of the backstory behind Herzog’s participation in this year’s Whitney Biennial. The inclusion of the celebrated filmmaker in the exhibition took many art-worlders by surprise when the list of participants was announced in December.