Werner Herzog was born in Munich. He has written, produced, and directed more than 50 films, published books of prose, staged several operas, acted in films, and founded the Rogue Film School. His most recent films are Into the Inferno (2016) and Salt and Fire (2016).
Herbert Golder is a Professor of Classical Studies at Boston University and the Editor-in-Chief of Arion, A Journal of Humanities and the Classics. Golder is also a filmmaker and a longtime collaborator of Werner Herzog, having worked with him on ten films, features and documentaries. Golder’s own recent documentary about Herzog, Ballad of A Righteous Merchant, is currently playing in festivals worldwide.