D.A. Pennebaker

D.A. Pennebaker

Actor, Director, Editor, Writer, Director of photography, Camera Operator, Producer

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Donn Alan "D. A." Pennebaker (born July 15, 1925) is an American documentary filmmaker and one of the pioneers of Direct Cinema/Cinéma vérité. Performing arts (especially pop music) and politics are his primary subjects.

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Birthday

July 15, 1925

Place of birth

Evanston, Illinois, USA

Known for

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Jingle Bells: RFK - 1964

Surrounded by his children, his wife Ethel, Sammy Davis, Jr. (a jester without a court), as he vi... Read more

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Brussels Loops

Loops intended to show and promote American life, shown at the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. Read more

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Dont Look Back

Don’t Look Back is a documentary of Bob Dylan’s 1965 tour of England. The film begins with the fa... Read more

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Company: Original Cast Album

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Company" opened on Broadway in the Spring of 1970, and tradition dict... Read more

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Shake! Otis at Monterey

Renowned documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker captures Otis Redding in his ascendancy, singing a... Read more

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The War Room

A behind-the-scenes documentary about the Clinton for President campaign, focusing on the adventu... Read more

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A Venue For The End Of The World

Haunted by uncanny similarities between Nazi stage techniques and the showmanship employed by mod... Read more

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1 P.M.

Lighter and livelier than the films Jean-Luc Godard had made in France, his U.S. collaboration wi... Read more

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Addiction

Assembled by some of the nation's top documentary filmmakers, this centerpiece film in HBO's 'Add... Read more

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Primary

Primary is a documentary film about the primary elections between John F. Kennedy and Hubert Hump... Read more

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Ricky on Leacock

A 38-year journey that the director began in 1972 as a young filmmaker and, shooting off and thro... Read more

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Moon Over Broadway

A documentary portrait of the backstage efforts to stage the play Moon Over Buffalo on Broadway. Read more

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Jane

Documentary focusing on 25 year-old actress Jane Fonda as she and her director Andreas Voutsinas ... Read more

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Lambert & Co.

Jazz vocalist Dave Lambert auditions a new group of singers at RCA Studios in 1964. Read more

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Unlocking the Cage

Renowned filmmakers D A Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus follow determined animal rights activist Ste... Read more

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The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack

With the help of her mother, family, friends, and fellow musicians, Aiyana Elliott reaches for he... Read more

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65 Revisited

Recorded during Bob Dylan's tour of England in 1965, this documentary from director D.A. Pennebak... Read more

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Only the Strong Survive

A film featuring the veteran soul music artists and music of Stax Records. Read more

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Town Bloody Hall

Norman Mailer and a panel of feminists (Jill Johnston, Diana Trilling, Jacqueline Ceballos, Germa... Read more

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Adventures on the New Frontier

A look at the daily business of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with a focus on some of the polit... Read more

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Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

Documentary from David Bowie's concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London on 3 July 1973, when he... Read more

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Kings of Pastry

The collar awarded to the winners of the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman in France) is... Read more

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Elaine Stritch: At Liberty

Judy at the Palace. Sinatra at Carnegie Hall. Streisand at the Garden. Stritch on Broadway. Legen... Read more

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Daybreak Express

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Monterey Pop

Legendary California music festival (pre-Woodstock) that launched the state-side careers of sever... Read more

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You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You

Description by D.A Pennebaker: "This movie is something of a mystery. Timothy Leary was getting ... Read more