DFT @ Home | Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
(UK/2019—directed by Werner Herzog)
In his bracing, unforgettable new film, legendary filmmaker and indispensable personality Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his decades-long friendship with the late travel writer, journalist and storyteller extraordinaire Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit whose quest for ecstatic truth carried him to all corners of the globe.
Herzog’s deeply personal portrait of Chatwin, illustrated with archival discoveries, rare film clips and a mound of “brontosaurus skin,” encompasses their shared interest in aboriginal cultures, ancient rituals, and the mysteries stitching together life on earth.
Described by The New York Times’ Glen Kenney as “A Critic’s Pick! Filmed with the will and skill of a spellcaster,” Nomad was an official selection of the Telluride and Tribeca Film Festivals. In English and German with English subtitles; closed captioning available. (89 minutes)
Bonus: virtual Q&A with Werner Herzog (recorded August 26th) is included with your ticket!
“Four Stars! One of the most deeply personal films of Herzog’s long and brilliant career.” -Peter Sobczynski, rogerebert.com
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