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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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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.

Description above from the Wikipedia article D. A. Pennebaker,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 55

Birthday 1925-07-15

Place of Birth Evanston, Illinois, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Donn Alan Pennebaker
  • D.A. Pennabaker
  • DA Pennebaker
  • Don Alan Pennebaker

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2016 Depeche Mode: Video Singles CollectionDirector
2016 Unlocking the CageDirector
2009 Kings of PastryDirector
2008 The Return of the War RoomDirector
2007 AddictionDirector
2007 65 RevisitedDirector
2004 Elaine Stritch: At LibertyDirector
2002 Only the Strong SurviveDirector
2001 Down from the MountainDirector
1997 Moon Over BroadwayDirector
1994 Woodstock DiaryDirector
1993 The War RoomDirector
1992 Chuck Berry: Rock and Roll MusicDirector
1989 Depeche Mode: 101Director
1988 Depeche Mode: Live at the Pasadena Rose BowlDirector
1987 Shake! Otis at MontereyDirector
1986 Jimi Plays MontereyDirector
1983 RockabyDirector
1979 Town Bloody HallDirector
1977 Jingle Bells: RFK - 1964Director
1977 Energy WarDirector
1973 Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from MarsDirector
1972 1 P.M.Director
1970 Keep On Rockin'Director
1970 Company: Original Cast AlbumDirector
1969 John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band: Sweet TorontoDirector
1968 The Complete Monterey Pop FestivalDirector
1968 Monterey PopDirector
1968 Two American Audiences: La Chinoise - A Film in the MakingDirector
1967 Bob Dylan: Dont Look BackDirector
1964 You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves YouDirector
1964 Lambert & Co.Director
1962 The Living Camera: Mooney vs. FowleDirector
1962 JaneDirector
1961 On the Pole: Eddie SachsDirector
1961 Adventures on the New FrontierDirector
1961 DavidDirector
1960 Bell & Howell Close-Up!(1 episode)Director
1960 Yanki No!Director
1959 Opening In MoscowDirector
1957 Brussels LoopsDirector
1954 BabyDirector
1953 Daybreak ExpressDirector

Acting

2016 Robert Drew & Associates at the Museum of Tolerance as Himself
2016 Jill Drew and D.A. Pennebaker as Himself
2015 Janis: Little Girl Blue as Himself
2014 A Venue For The End Of The World as Himself
2012 Ricky on Leacock
2008 Morris Engel: The Independent as Himself
2000 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack as Himself
1968 Wild 90 as Al

Crew

1987 Shake! Otis at MontereyCinematography
1986 Jimi Plays MontereyCinematography
1977 Jingle Bells: RFK - 1964Cinematography
1975 Cracked ActorThanks
1968 Monterey PopCinematography
1967 Bob Dylan: Dont Look BackCinematography
1960 PrimarySound Recordist

Editing

1993 The War RoomEditor
1988 Depeche Mode: Live at the Pasadena Rose BowlEditor
1986 Jimi Plays MontereyEditor
1977 Jingle Bells: RFK - 1964Editor
1964 You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves YouEditor
1960 PrimaryEditor
1953 Daybreak ExpressEditor

Camera

1992 Chuck Berry: Rock and Roll MusicCamera Operator
1988 Depeche Mode: Live at the Pasadena Rose BowlCamera Operator
1968 Wild 90Director of Photography
1964 You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves YouCamera Operator
1961 Adventures on the New FrontierCamera Operator
1953 Daybreak ExpressDirector of Photography

Writing

1968 Wild 90Writer
1967 Bob Dylan: Dont Look BackWriter
1960 Christopher and MeScreenplay
1953 Daybreak ExpressWriter

Production

2003 The CutmanExecutive Producer
1977 Jingle Bells: RFK - 1964Producer
1970 Keep On Rockin'Producer
1964 You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves YouProducer

Sound

1960 Christopher and MeMusic

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