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Doc/Fest were delighted to welcome Werner Herzog, legend of New German Cinema and director of numerous award-winning documentaries, including Grizzly Man and Cave of Forgotten Dreams, to the 2019 festival.

His latest film Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin featured in the Spotlight section of this year's film programme, followed by a Q&A hosted by Patrick Holland, Controller of BBC2 (the film will air of the BBC later in 2019).

Werner also joined broadcaster Edith Bowmen in conversation, to discuss his incredible life and career. A recording of this talk, along with others from 2019 and previous festivals is available on the Doc/Fest YouTube channel.

The screening and talk were supported by BBC Arts.