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  • 1960
  • Nonemin
  • Original Title: Primary

Primary is a documentary film about the primary elections between John F. Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey in 1960. Primary is the first documentary to use light equipment in order to follow their subjects in a more intimate filmmaking style. This unconventional way of filming created a new look for documentary films where the camera’s lens was right in the middle of what ever drama was occuring.

Robert Drew
Robert Drew Director
Richard Leacock
Richard Leacock Director of Photography
John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy
Hubert Humphrey
Hubert Humphrey Hubert Humphrey

Production Companies

Drew Associates


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