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Werner Herzog to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at European Film Awards

Press Trust of India  |  Berlin 

Veteran filmmaker will be honoured with at

The 76-year-old filmmaker is considered a pioneer in the global cinema industry. He has films such as "Heart of Glass", "Even Dwarfs Started Small", "Aguirre, the Wrath of God" and "Rescue Dawn" to his credits.

Herzog will be feted at the on December 7 in Berlin, the organisers said in a statement. He is being recognised for his "outstanding body of work".

Ironically, the has never won a and was only nominated once, in 1999 for "My Best Fiend", his documentary on longtime collaborator and German

Herzog recently released two documentaries -- "Meeting Gorbachev", on the former Soviet leader and "Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin".

His latest feature film, "Family Romance, LLC" is set to premiere at on Saturday.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 11:26 IST