Into the Inferno premiered at the Telluride Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. The film will launch globally on Netflix on October 28, including a limited theatrical release.
Werner Herzog and volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer embark upon a global journey exploring some of the world’s most mythical volcanoes in North Korea, Ethiopia, Iceland and the Vanuatu Archipelago. Speaking with scientists and indigenous peoples alike, they seek to understand the complex and deeply rooted relationship between mankind and one of nature’s greatest wonders. Produced by Spring Films, Werner Herzog Film and Matter of Fact Media, Into the Inferno artfully blends reportage, history and philosophy into a riveting cinematic experience.
About Werner Herzog
Werner Herzog is a German film director, producer, screenwriter, author, actor and opera director. He is considered one of the greatest figures of the New German Cinema. He has made dozens of feature films and documentaries, directed opera and theatre, and written several books. His documentary film about Antarctica, Encounters at the End of the World, was nominated for an Academy Award in 2009. It was during the making of this film that he met Clive Oppenheimer.
I’ve been a fan of Herzog’s work for quite some time and this documentary is right up my alley! Will you be watching?