Monterey Pop

Monday, June 19
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1hr 18mins // directed by:D.A. Pennebaker // featuring:Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Ravi Shankar

D.A. Pennebaker (Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars) uses his signature cinéma vérité style to record the paradigm-shattering weekend of 1967's Monterey International Pop Festival. 

This up-close documentary brings to the screen a vibrant encapsulation of an entire decade, as we are witness to the Summer of Love's greatest acts including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, The Who, Jefferson Airplane, Ravi Shankar, Simon and Garfunkel, and the Mamas and the Papas. Relive the psychedelic musical event that forever changed the world.