D.A. Pennebaker

D.A. Pennebaker

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 2 (Actor), 26 (Director), 4 (Writer)

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    Down From the Mountain
    This is a documentary about the musical artists who performed the songs in the Coen Brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou?
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    Only the Strong Survive
    Documentary filmmakers DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus catch up with the great soul singers of the 1960s and early 1970s. The result is a musical celebration of soul, a glimpse into the skewed world of the music industry, and a compelling narrative of these seven talented acts. (Miramax)
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    Town Bloody Hall
    Filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus document a debate between Norman Mailer and four feminists.
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    Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
    The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert of the 'leper Messiah'. This was to be David Bowie's last concert with the the Ziggy persona and the Spiders from Mars. A great medley of 'Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud'/'All The Young Dudes'/'Oh! You Pretty Things', a Lou Reed cover, and a Rolling Stones cover are but some of the highlights. (IMDB)
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    Dont Look Back
    Portrait of the artist as a young man. In spring, 1965, Bob Dylan, 23, a pixyish troubador, spends three weeks in England. Pennebaker's camera follows him from airport to hall, from hotel room to public house, from conversation to concert... (imdb)
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    The War Room
    A behind-the-scenes documentary about the Clinton for President campaign, focusing on the adventures of spin doctors James Carville and George Stephanopoulos. Bill Clinton himself is almost never seen. (imdb)
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    Monterey Pop
    A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival. (imdb)
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    65 Revisited
    65 Revisited (2007) - Direct-to-Video
    A collection of rare outtakes and performances from D A Pennebaker's 1965 classic DONT LOOK BACK. (imdb)
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    Daybreak Express
    Short, lightning-paced shots of a city accompanied by a jazz number.
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    Jimi Plays Monterey
    Jimi Hendrix plays at the Monterey Pop Festival, June 1967.
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    Two American Audiences: La Chinoise - A Film in the Making
    Jean-Luc Godard visits the NYU in order to discuss his latest feature "La chinoise" with graduate students on filmmaking and politics.
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    1 P.M.
    In 1968, Godard began work on a film in America (One AM or One American Movie) dealing with aspects of resistance and revolution. Dissatisfied with what he had shot, he abandoned the project. Pennebaker here assembles the Godard footage, together with his own coverage of Godard at work (One PM standing for either One Parallel Movie or One Pennebaker Movie)
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    Shake!: Otis at Monterey
    Practically unknown - and right before his death - Otis Redding seduced the "love crowd" with his performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. (Criterion Collection)
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    Kings of Pastry
    The collar awarded to the winners of the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman in France) is more than the ultimate recognition for every pastry chef - it is a dream and an obsession. The 3-day competition includes everything from delicate chocolates to precarious six foot sugar sculptures and requires that the chefs have extraordinary skill, nerves of steel and luck. The film follows Jacquy Pfeiffer, founder of The French Pastry School in Chicago, as he returns to France to compete against (imdb)
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    The Return of the War Room
    Those who played prominent roles in Clinton's 1992 Presidential campaign return to discuss how politics and the media have changed since that time.
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    Company: Original Cast Album
    In 1970, legendary documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker followed the cast and creative team of the Broadway musical, "Company," as they spent an 18+ hour day producing their original cast recording. The documentary was meant to be part of a TV series on the making of Broadway cast recordings, but this one-hour special ended up being the only one created.
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    101
    Depeche Mode prepares for the 101st and final concert of its massive world tour at the Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California, while a group of fans who won a contest travel to the concert through the United States on a bus. (imdb)
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    Moon Over Broadway
    Documentary following the Broadway-bound journey of Ken Ludwig's play "Moon Over Buffalo."
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    John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band: Sweet Toronto
    This 1969 concert brought John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and the Plastic Ono Band to Canada's Sweet Toronto Peace Festival--introducing Yoko to the heroes of her husband's childhood: Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, and Little Richard John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band - Live In Toronto '69 DVD. Captured on film by legendary rock documentarian D.A. Pennebaker, this is Lennon's only filmed performance with the Plastic Ono Band. (CDuniverse)
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    Unlocking the Cage
    Between 2013 and 2015 a group of nonprofit attorneys seek nonhuman clients for whom they can advocate in two US territories, in order to establish legal person-hood for apes, elephants and cetaceans in the USA.
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    Baby
    Baby (1954) - Short Film
    A documentary short capturing D.A. Pennebaker's daughter visiting a zoo, and proceeding to ride on the carousal. (imdb)
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    Woodstock Diary
    A reworking of the original Woodstock documentary split into three episodes and with added new interviews.
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    Brussels Loops
    Brussels Loops (1957) - Short Film
    Shown at the 1958 Brussels World's Fair, these loops by directors Shirley Clarke and D.A. Pennebaker were intended to show and promote American life. Utilizing a jazz-like structure and incorporating optical effects, these short films put Clarke and Pennebaker's work on display for the world to see. (filmstruck.com)
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    The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live at Monterey
    The definitive video presentation of Jimi Hendrix's unforgettable Monterey Pop Festival performance. (imdb)
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    Dance Black America
    Filmed for the PBS Great Performances television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts. A three-day festival celebrating black dance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in April, 1983. [IMDB]
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    Skyscraper
    Skyscraper (1960) - Short Film
    Documentary that details through music and narrative the construction of 666 5th Avenue in New York City..
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