RIP

D.A. Pennebaker, 1925-2019

The esteemed documentarian brought prominence to the Direct Cinema style of filmmaking, using small crews and employing a fly-on-the-wall approach that brought viewers into the room with the subjects. His films Dont Look Back and The War Room (pictured) stand as iconic representations of music and political documentaries.

D.A. Pennebaker, 1925-2019

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Staff Pick of the Day

Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Directed by Werner Herzog

Adventure Drama, Jungle Film, Historical Epic - Rated NR - 95 Minutes - 1972

The most famed and well-regarded collaboration between New German Cinema director Werner Herzog and his frequent leading man, Klaus Kinski, this epic historical drama was legendary for the arduousness of its on-location filming and the convincing zealous obsession employed by Kinski in playing the title role. (Available on the Criterion Channel, Shout Factory TV, Tubi, and Prime Video)

- Karl Williams