Cinema Cafe: TimesTalks with Werner Herzog and Joshua Oppenheimer


Monday, January 25, 11:30 a.m.
Filmmaker Lodge
#CinemaCafe with Werner Herzog and Joshua Oppenheimer
TimesTalks moderated by Kathleen Lingo of The New York Times

Available via LIVE STREAM at
Visit Festival Base Camp Presented by Canada Goose to view the stream.

Open to all Festival credential holders and general public as space allows.

Strange things are afoot at Cinema Café. Each morning at 11:30 a.m. in the Filmmaker Lodge, Cinema Café invigorates the culture of conversation. Our daily series of informal chats rounds up special guests for thought-provoking discussions. We are proud to present several Cinema Café discussions in collaboration with TimesTalks, streaming engaging discussions with Festival filmmakers and The New York Times journalists.

Sometimes the most fascinating are the ones you didn’t expect. Cinema Café guests have included Louis CK, Barbara Kopple, Spike Lee, Roger Corman, Julie Delpy, Nick Hornby, Dave Grohl, Walter Murch, James Marsh, Gaspar Noé, Steve Coogan, Samantha Power, Parker Posey, Ice-T, and many more. So bring your questions and an open mind.

SECTION Cinema Café

COUNTRY Moderated by Kathleen Lingo

Presented in Collaboration with TimesTalks

Monday, January 25, 11:30 a.m., Filmmaker Lodge, Park City

RUN TIME 60 min

Artist Bio

Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog, born in Munich in 1942, grew up in a remote valley in the Bavarian mountains. He started to develop films at the age of 15 and made his first phone call at 17. Herzog dropped out of college where he studied history and literature, and has since gone on to write, produce, and direct 70 films. He has also published books, staged operas, acted in films, and founded the Rogue Film School.

Joshua Oppenheimer

Joshua Oppenheimer is a recipient of the MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. His debut feature film, the Academy Award–nominated The Act of Killing, has been released theatrically in 31 countries, was named Film of the Year in the 2013 Sight & Sound film poll, and has won 72 international awards. Oppenheimer is a partner at Final Cut for Real in Denmark and artistic director of the International Centre for Documentary and Experimental Film at the University of Westminster in London.