Charles Guggenheim Symposium

Werner Herzog at the AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim Symposium
Filmmaker Werner Herzog at the AFI DOCS 2016 Guggenheim Symposium

Werner Herzog
2016 honoree Werner Herzog

The AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim Symposium honors masters of the non-fiction art form who inspire audiences by documenting and exploring the human experience. The Symposium takes place during the documentary festival and celebrates a master documentary filmmaker and their work.

The AFI DOCS 2016 Guggenheim Symposium honoree is filmmaker Werner Herzog. Accompanied by a screening of his new film LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD, the Symposium took place at the Newseum in Washington, DC, on June 24, 2016

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