This volume is the first book-length study of the extensive career and prolific works of D.A. Pennebaker, one of the pioneers of direct cinema, a documentary form that emphasizes observation and a straightforward portrayal of events. With a career spanning decades, Pennebaker's many projects have included avant-garde experiments (Daybreak Express), ground-breaking television documentaries (Primary), celebrity films (Dont Look Back), concert films (Monterey Pop), and innovative fusions of documentary and fiction (Maidstone) ...

D.A. Pennebaker 2011, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252078293

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D.A. Pennebaker 2011, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252036590

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