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Down from the Mountain


Down from the Mountain

Down from the Mountain
D. A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus, Nick Doob, 2001

D. A. Pennebaker

D. A. (Donn Alan) Pennebaker is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of cinema verite filmmaking.<br><br>Using the first fully portable 16mm synchronized camera and sound system, Pennebaker and his associates pioneered a style in favor of recording real people and events as they naturally transpired.

Thu, Nov 14, 2002 9 PM
Fri, Nov 15, 2002 9 PM

"If you have any affection at all for traditional American music, the movie itself is pretty close to heaven."--New York Times on Down from the Mountain
Recording the onstage and backstage doings at a 2000 concert in Nashville that brought together the musicians whose work was used in the Coen Brothers' O Brother, Where Are Thou? , Down from the Mountain is a once-in-a-lifetime documentary featuring Alison Krauss, Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, the Cox Family, and the Peasall Sisters, among others. (98 mins.)

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Wexner Center for the Arts

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