Werner Herzog's “Death Row Portraits”

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Filmmaker Werner Herzog talks about his documentary “Death Row Portraits.” Conceived as a companion to “Into the Abyss,” his documentary about a triple homicide in Texas, “Death Row Portraits” focuses on five inmates awaiting their appointment with a lethal injection in the Texas and Florida prison systems. “Death Row Portraits” is playing April 25-26 at IFC Center.


Werner Herzog

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John Waters from Hewlett Long Island NY

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Nov. 01 2013 01:50 PM
Laura from Brooklyn

By interviewing people who have committed such incomprehensible crimes and maintaining your position about their humanity, did your conception of what it means to be human change? Did whatever assumptions you brought to the project about being human fall away during the course of the project?

Apr. 25 2012 01:53 PM

Thanks for having Mr. Herzog! Always an interesting interview.

Apr. 25 2012 01:44 PM

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