The German filmmaker has spent a career chronicling the struggles of odd heroes, real and imagined. Now approaching his 70th year, Werner Herzog confirms he doesn’t fear the inevitable final cut—neither for himself nor the human race.
Founded by Brian Conley, a 26-year-old American journalist, and coordinated in Iraq by 21-year-old Iraqi Omar Abdullah, the website Alive in Baghdad features short films by Iraqis documenting daily life in their war-ravaged country. You must see this site. (BBC story, AiB site)