Past Screening

Fata Morgana

Directed by Werner Herzog

Herzog presents the Sahara and Sahel Deserts as a mesmerizing cacophony of long beautiful tracking shots set to music by Mozart, Handel, Couperin, and Leonard Cohen and narration by Lotte H. Eisner to relate his interpretation of the story of Mayan creation.

Last available Jun 23 2021

Past Screening

Land of Silence and Darkness

Directed by Werner Herzog

Fini Straubinger, a woman deaf and blind since a teen and who later in life uses her experiences to help positively guide others with similar afflictions, is the subject of Herzog’s life-affirming early documentary.

Last available Jun 20 2021

Past Screening

Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Directed by Werner Herzog

The first collaboration between Herzog and Klaus Kinski perfectly cast the actor as a mostly fictional version of the unhinged 16th-century conquistador Don Lope de Aguirre, who on his final mission, leads a crew down the Amazon on a slow descent into hell.

Last available Jun 16 2021

Past Screening

Even Dwarfs Started Small

Directed by Werner Herzog

Herzog’s second narrative feature—and his strangest—about a group of little people confined at a remote institution who start a rebellion against the guards, is an important piece of the director’s early history, signaling the emergence of a true original.

Last available Jun 13 2021

Essay

The Damnedest Thing

By Andrew Lampert

How can a dying film print change your life?