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 Werner Herzog
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)