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rogue film school I can’t really see Werner Herzog as a personal role model, but I find him fascinating, both as an artist and a person, and, frankly, a bit of an inspiration. I don’t want to do what he does, but I’m glad he’s out there doing it. His new “rogue film school” is just one reason why.

The Rogue Film School is not for the faint-hearted. It is for those who have traveled on foot, who have worked as bouncers in sex clubs or as wardens in a lunatic asylum, for those who are willing to learn about lock-picking or forging shooting permits in countries not favouring their projects. In short: it is for those who have a sense for poetry. For those who are pilgrims. For those who can tell a story to four-year-old children and hold their attention. For those who have a fire burning within. For those who have a dream.

This is another:

It’s probably no surprise that he does some of the best DVD commentary tracks ever.