Truth itself wanders through the forests.
― Werner Herzog, Of Walking in Ice: Munich-Paris, 11/23 to 12/14, 1974
Like a mug shot, the old blind woman stands stiffly against a stone wall. The camera records her eyes roving in different directions. A large BLIND sign dangles from her neck. There’s a metal badge above the sign, Licenced Peddler 2622, which gives her the right to beg. The woman’s street-worn face runs the gamut from grit to despair.