Only the Strong Survive
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.
What ever happened to the great soul/rhythm and blues singers of the 1960s and 70s?
Only the Strong Survive, the latest documentary from Pennebaker and longtime codirector Chris Hegedus, catches up with such great performers as Wilson Pickett, Sam Moore (of Sam and Dave), Mary Wilson (of the Supremes), and Issac Hayes, and captures a soul revival of Stax and Motown stars in Memphis. (95 min.)
Print courtesy Miramax Films.
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International films, documentaries, and visiting filmmaker presentations presented with support from the Ohio Arts Council.