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A Tribute to the Films of Werner Herzog

Synopsis:

ENCOUNTERS AT THE EDGE OF SANITY: A TRIBUTE TO THE FILMS OF WERNER HERZOG

Saturday, March 20th – 7:30 PM

Werner Herzog In Person!

Double Feature:

NOSFERATU, THE VAMPYRE, 1979, I, 107 min.
An homage to Murnau’s 1922 classic, Herzog’s NOSFERATU achieves its own hypnotic power by evoking a romantic past, aided by the eerie sensuality of Klaus Kinski’s performance. In German with English subtitles. View trailer

COBRA VERDE, 1987, 518 Media, 111 min. Klaus Kinski plays the ruthless bandit Cobra Verde, who is banished to Africa and finds himself the only white man in a hostile environment. After enduring excruciating torture, he rallies to form a guerrilla army. Director Werner Herzog's last artistic collaboration with Kinski. Discussion between films with Werner Herzog (schedule permitting).



Sunday, March 21st – 7:30 PM

Werner Herzog In Person!

Double Feature:

STROSZEK, 1977, Werner Herzog Film, 115 min. Dir. Werner Herzog.
Bruno S., the troubled street singer from Herzog’s EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF AND GOD AGAINST ALL, returns and travels from Berlin to the wide open spaces of Wisconsin in an effort to start a new life. Unfortunately, he finds only incomprehensible absurdity.

WOYZECK, 1978, Werner Herzog Film, 82 min. Dir. Werner Herzog.
Klaus Kinski gives a characteristically intense performance as the title character, a common man whose oppression drives him to insanity and murder. In German with English subtitles. Discussion in between films with Werner Herzog (schedule permitting).



 

Genre:

Foreign Films