This September, Lamakaan celebrates Werner Herzog's birthday by screening his films and discussing his work.
Werner Herzog is a renowned German filmmaker whose unique and often uncompromising vision has left an indelible mark on the world of cinema. With a career spanning several decades, Herzog has earned a reputation as one of the most daring and influential directors in the history of filmmaking.
Born on September 5, 1942, in Munich, Germany, Herzog's early fascination with storytelling and cinema led him to embark on a prolific career that produced an impressive body of work encompassing feature films and documentaries. Herzog's films are characterized by their exploration of the human condition, often delving into the extremes of human experience and the relationship between individuals and the unforgiving forces of nature.
Film Title: NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE | 1979 | 107 Mins | German & Spanish Languages with English Subtitles
About the film: Nosferatu the Vampyre (German: Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht, lit. 'Nosferatu: Phantom of the Night') is a 1979 horror film written and directed by Werner Herzog. It is set primarily in 19th-century Wismar, Germany, and Transylvania, and was conceived as a stylistic remake of F. W. Murnau's 1922 German Dracula adaptation Nosferatu. The picture stars Klaus Kinski as Count Dracula, Isabelle Adjani as Lucy Harker, Bruno Ganz as Jonathan Harker, and French artist-writer Roland Topor as Renfield. There are two different versions of the film, one in which the actors speak English and one in which they speak German.
SCREENING FOLLOWED BY DISCUSSION! ALL ARE WELCOME!!! ENTRY IS FREE & OPEN TO ALL!!!