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A Tribute to D.A. Pennebaker

D.A. Pennebaker, the master director who revolutionized the art of documentary with his canny, verité style, passed away this summer at the age of 94.

Capturing pivotal moments in the history of music, politics and counterculture, Pennebaker brought us inside the lives and minds of extraordinary people under extraordinary circumstances. Join us in paying tribute to the doc giant with five must-see films that defined his ground-breaking fifty-year career—and deserve to be discovered and re-discovered time and time again.

Tickets: $13 (Members: $8, $6, Free)

Dont Look Back Series

Dont Look Back

  • USA
  • 96
    Director:
  • D.A. Pennebaker
FRI, NOV 1 - 9:00 PM

Pennebaker’s definitive classic chronicles Bob Dylan’s 1965 tour of England in a ground-breaking, fly-on-the-wall look at an enigmatic icon poised between rock star and reluctant prophet.

Kings Pastry Series

Kings of Pastry

  • USA
  • 87
    Director:
  • Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker
SAT, NOV 2 - 4:00 PM

In his signature vérité style, D.A. Pennebaker and longtime collaborator Chris Hegedus follow the trials and tribulations of renowned pastry chefs in France as they compete for the country's top culinary honour.

War Room Series

The War Room

  • USA
  • 96
  • PG
    Director:
  • Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker
TUE, NOV 12 - 9:00 PM

D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus's profile of Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign is one of the greatest political documentaries of all time, and is still relevant as ever.

Monterey Pop Series

Monterey Pop

  • 1968
  • 78
    Director:
  • D.A. Pennebaker
THU, NOV 21 - 1:00 PM

D.A. Pennebaker documents the 1967 Monterey International Pop Festival at the height of the Summer of Love in one of his most memorable works.

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