Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog: Radical Dreamer review – shine on you crazy German

By Adam Woodward

Thomas von Steinaecker flips the camera on one of Germany's favourite filmmaking sons, investigating his long and far-reaching career.


Ten essential Werner Herzog films

By David Jenkins

In celebration of a BFI season of the German maverick’s sublime work in film, we pick ten of our absolute faves.

Family Romance, LLC

By Tom Bond

Werner Herzog delves into the strange world of a Japanese agency which specialises in artifice.


Join us for a screening of Werner Herzog’s Family Romance LLC

By Little White Lies

We'll be joined by the legendary filmmaker for a Q&A on March 20.

Meeting Gorbachev

By Lou Thomas

The former president of the Soviet Union sits down to discuss his personal legacy and the current state of things.


Werner Herzog: ‘The demonisation of Russia is a mistake’

By Greg Wetherall

The German filmmaker discusses the subversive message at the heart of his political documentary Meeting Gorbachev.

Family Romance, LLC – first look review

By Tom Bond

Werner Herzog takes a sideways look at modern romance through the lens of Japan’s performance industry.

Fever Dreams: Two weeks in the jungle with Werner Herzog

By Callum Costello

A personal diary from a filmmaking workshop in Peru, hosted by the legendary German director.

Werner Herzog’s ski jumping film is essential viewing this Winter Olympics

By Harry Harris

The German director’s 1974 short The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner shows why sport is so compelling.

What does Werner Herzog’s nihilist penguin teach us about life?

By Tim Cooke

Encounters at the End of the World features one of the great existential moments in modern cinema.

Watch the trailer for Werner Herzog’s Queen of the Desert

By Jack Godwin

Nicole Kidman stars in this true story of a woman who defied an empire.

What’s the strangest thing Werner Herzog has ever done for a movie?

By Little White Lies

Two writers make their case for the most eccentric moment in the director’s career.

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Werner Herzog explores how the internet has shaped the modern world in this information heavy doc.


Salt and Fire – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Michael Shannon and Werner Herzog reunite for this intriguing and highly allegorical eco thriller.

Into the Inferno – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

Werner Herzog goes head to head with the volcanoes of the world in this new, globe-trotting doc.

25 films to look forward to in 2016

By Little White Lies

Check out this selection of upcoming cinematic treasures we’re excited to see over the next six months.

Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

By David Jenkins

Werner Herzog’s 1972 masterpiece returns to the big screen, which is a cause for major celebration.

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