Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin


Year: 2020
Run Time: 89 minutes

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

Renowned writer and adventurer, Bruce Chatwin, touched many through his novels and journalistic works. Throughout his career, Chatwin traveled extensively, exploring sociological and natural history and connecting with people of many cultures, including nomadic and tribal. After Chatwin’s death, his friend, filmmaker Werner Herzog, set out on his own adventure: following in Chatwin’s footsteps and using his writings and stories to guide him. From Patagonia to the Australian Outback, Herzog retraces some of Chatwin’s most important expeditions. Along the way, Herzog brings the memory of his late friend to life through detailed narrations and interviews with Chatwin’s friends, family, and colleagues. A documentary told in eight captivating chapters, NOMAD: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BRUCE CHATWIN is a beautiful homage to an extraordinary person, who was Herzog’s dear friend and collaborator. — G.S.

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Thursday, April 02, 2020 at 11:55 AM ET

Friday, April 03, 2020 at 9:40 PM ET

Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles

Ad Hoc Docs Competition


Werner Herzog

Richard Bright, Steve O'Hagan, Lucki Stipetic

Louis Caulfield, Mike Paterson

Marco Capalbo

Print Source

Film Sponsors

AIDS Funding Collaborative

Community Partners

AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland

Heights Libraries/Friends of Heights Libraries

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