Release Date - Jul 12, 2019
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.
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Directed by Fritz Lang
Perhaps cinema's first true criminal mastermind, the sinister Dr. Mabuse returns in this sequel by Fritz Lang. This time, the evil doctor is locked away in an asylum, but nefarious deeds are still being carried out in his name, thanks to his powers of hypnosis. (Available on the Criterion Channel and Kanopy)