Nicolas Humbert

Nicolas Humbert (Germany)

NICOLAS HUMBERT born in 1958. Early writings, pictures and Super-8 films influenced by French Surrealism. 1982-87 studied at School for Film in Munich. Since then has worked as a freelance writer and film director. Founded the film production Cine Nomad together with Werner Penzel. Films include the feature film NEBEL JAGEN (1985), the documentary WOLFSGRUB (1986) and two films in collaboration with Werner Penzel, STEP ACROSS THE BORDER(1990) and MIDDLE OF THE MOMENT (1995). Followed by the experimental film VAGABONDING IMAGES (1998) together with Simone Fürbringer, the film triptych THREE WINDOWS - Hommage to Robert Lax (1999) and the films WHY SHOULD I BUY A BED WHEN ALL THAT I WANT IS SLEEP? (1999), NOT LIKE BEFORE (2005) and BROTHER YUSEF (2005) in collaboration with Werner Penzel, followed by LUCIE & MAINTENANT (2007), I'M A CROW (2009) and WILD PLANTS (2016) in collaboration with Simone Fürbringer. Their new cinematic essay FLOATING ISLANDS (2023) celebrates its premiere at ‘Visions du Réel’ in Nyon.


  • I'M A CROW
  • Lucie et maintenant
  • Lax Readings
  • Brother Yusef
  • Why should I buy a bed when all that I want is sleep?
  • Null Sonne No Point
  • Three Windows
  • Middle of the Moment
  • Step across the Border
  • Lani und die Seinen
  • Wolfsgrub
  • Nebel Jagen
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