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FILM SCREENINGS

  • La Soufrière

    1977. Germany. Werner Herzog. 30 min.

  • Lessons of Darkness

    1992. Germany/France/Spain. Werner Herzog. 50 min.

Saturday, February 13, 2010, 7:45 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • La Soufrière

    1977. Germany. Directed by Werner Herzog. The filmmaker visits Guadeloupe on the eve of the threatened eruption of the island’s volcano, La Soufrière. 30 min.

  • Lessons of Darkness

    1992. Germany/France/Spain. Written, directed, and narrated by Werner Herzog. A lyrical meditation on the ecological and human destruction begat by the Gulf War. Herzog brings an artist’s eye and a philosopher’s sensibility to this previously untold tale of modern horror. Extraordinary helicopter cinematography records a science fiction–like scenario as countless Kuwaiti oil fields blaze out of control and millions of tons of oil pour into the sea 50 min.