‘Lessons of Darkness’ is Aching and Horrifying

Lessons of Darkness (1995) is an hour-long documentary about the devastation in Kuwait’s oil fields. While this documentary could have been straightforward recounting in another maker’s hands, it becomes achingly and horrifyingly meaningful in the hands of Werner Herzog. Lessons of Darkness consists of 13 parts, and only the first part shows the city before… Read More ‘Lessons of Darkness’ is Aching and Horrifying