Theater of Thought

Theater of Thought

Sloan Foundation Film

Release Date



  • Werner Herzog


  • 2022, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Film Program: Feature Film Grant

Werner Herzog shows off his fascination with the human brain in his latest documentary.

Werner Herzog sets his sights on yet another mysterious landscape — the human brain — for clues as to why a hunk of tissue can produce profound thoughts and feelings while considering the philosophical, ethical, and social implications of fast-advancing neural technology.

Possible Topics

  • Brain Science
  • Mapping the Human Brain
  • Neural Technology of the Brain