Werner Herzog Documentaries
My Best Fiend (original title in German – Mein Liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski) is a documentary made in 1999 by German filmmaker Werner Herzog, about his friend and colleague, actor Klaus Kinski.
The White Diamond is a 2004 documentary by Werner Herzog that illustrates the history of aviation. The story centres around Graham Dorrington, an aeronautical engineer who developed a tear-drop shaped airship which he planned to fly over the forests of Guyana. Most of the footage for th[...]
Land of Silence and Darkness (original title: Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit) is a 1971 documentary by the German filmmaker Werner Herzog which asks deaf-blind people about their experience of life. The film centres around Fini Straubinger who lost both her eyesight and hearing[...]
Happy People: A Year In The Taiga, a 2010 documentary by Werner Herzog and Dmitry Vasyukow which takes us to the surreal landscape of the Siberia Taiga in Russia to follow indigenous people who live by the river Yenisei. The film shows us a completely different culture that is absolutel[...]
Little Dieter Needs to Fly, a 1997 biographical war documentary by World-renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog which centres around German-American Naval piolet Dieter Dengler who talks about experiences during the Vietnam war. During his tour, Dengler was shot down by an anti-airc[...]
Into The Inferno, a 2016 documentary in which world-renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog who is responsible for likes of Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Grizzly Man and Into the Abyss graces our screens once again with spectacular views of ferocious volcanos and the people who live on[...]
Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a 2001 documentary about the wonderful Chauvet cave located in Southern France. Chances are you have not heard anything about this cave but it is very important to our connection with our ancestors and a story that Werner Herzog wanted to share to peop[...]
In the documentary Encounters at the End of the World, filmmaker Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams) travels to one of the most southerly places on Earth inhabited by humans on the continent on Antarctica. Herzog meets many different people during his visit to a place that is only[...]
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World is a 2016 documentary about the internet directed by award-winning film maker Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, Into the Abyss) who has an impressive 40 year-long career of making educational documentaries. In the last 20-30 years the world ha[...]
Grizzly Man is a 2006 documentary film following the live of Timothy Treadwell who was a person fascinated by bears to the point where some people might call it obssession. Every year, due to his interest, he’d go to Alaska and spend as much time as he could living side by side with the b[...]
The documentary Into The Abyss takes a look at the triple murder which happened in a small Texas City called Conroe. The murderers Michael Perry and Jason Burkett who were under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time shot a housewife, her stepson and his friend in one of the worst crimes in[...]
A collection of Werner Herzog documentaries.