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Monterey Pop

Directed by D. A. Pennebaker

“With his characteristic vérité style, D. A. Pennebaker captured it all, immortalizing moments that have become legend.” —Criterion

Revel in the sounds from 1967’s “Summer of Love” with the 50th-anniversary 4K restoration of Monterey Pop, D. A. Pennebaker’s groundbreaking documentary that inaugurated the next movement in rock history. Featuring performances by Janis Joplin, the Mamas and the Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, Canned Heat, the Who, Jimi Hendrix, Ravi Shankar, and many more, Monterey Pop is the next best thing to time travel. 1968, US, 79 minutes.


This presentation is made possible by generous support from the Bentson Foundation and Elizabeth Redleaf.