Cinema Classics Seminar: Don’t Look Back

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at Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr PA

Jan 22 2020
Cinema Classics Seminar: Don’t Look Back

When D.A. Pennebaker (1925–2019) filmed 23-year-old Bob Dylan on tour in England during the spring of 1965, he didn’t yet know what kind of movie he was making. As it turned out, Pennebaker was making history.

With Don’t Look Back (1965), Pennebaker employed the techniques he had pioneered to produce a rock documentary like none that preceded it. From its groundbreaking opening alleyway to its closing concert, the film connects viewers to an artist on stage and backstage, seen at both his most charming and his most cantankerous as he works, relaxes, and opines. The result is a documentary powered by a sense of immediacy and intimacy that continues to overwhelm audiences in all its grainy,

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$25 for members, $35 for non-members

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Bryn Mawr Film Institute

824 W. Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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    • Assisted Listening System
    • Braille
    • Closed Caption
    • Wheelchair Access

Service animals are welcome at Bryn Mawr Film Institute.
Handicapped parking is available in the parking lot directly behind the theater.

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