NYC PREMIERE Werner Herzog turned 80 this year and is receiving DOC NYC’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Now he teams with scientist Rafael Yuste to interview an eclectic array of brain specialists undertaking research that has the potential to make the world both better and worse. He probes into technology, human rights law, philosophy and more. For a filmmaker who’s traveled to the furthest corners of the earth, this journey inside our skulls makes for a mind-bending trip. – Thom Powers

The first screening will be followed by a Q&A with Werner Herzog.

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Director: Werner Herzog
Executive Producer: Doron Weber, Kerstin Emhoff
Cinematographer: Luke Holwerda (USA), Peter Zeitlinger (Germany), Vicente Rosselot (Chile)
Editor: Marco Capalbo
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Year: 2022
Sales Agent: Submarine