DON’T LOOK BACK
1967, Pennebaker Hegedus Films, 96 min, USA, Dir: D.A. Pennebaker

The young Bob Dylan - scathingly brilliant, arrogant, rude, witty - is followed by doc filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker on his triumphant concert tour of England in 1965, accompanied by legendary manager Albert Grossman, folk singer Joan Baez, various groupies, journalists and hangers-on in a no-holds-barred, thrilling landmark of a documentary. With Donovan, John Mayall, Alan Price, Allen Ginsburg, Marianne Faithfull, Bobby Neuwirth.


STAX REVUE 1967
2007, Reelin' in the Years Productions, 78 min, USA,

A platinum gem recently unearthed in the vaults of Norwegian TV and the only surviving full-length film of the legendary 1967 Stax Revue - the European tour that sparked the soul revolution. Beautifully shot with multiple cameras in a controlled studio environment with quality sound, we get to experience the excitement that Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Arthur Conley, Booker T. & The MGs brought to Europe in that halcyon tour. Features Otis Redding’s full five-song set.


COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER
1980, Universal, 125 min, USA, Dir: Michael Apted

Sissy Spacek turns in an Oscar-winning performance as Loretta Lynn, who rises from poverty to become one of the most popular country singers of all time. The Band’s Levon Helm makes his film acting debut as father to Lynn and her seven siblings, and Tommy Lee Jones excels as Lynn's troubled manager and husband, who drives his wife to success but has a hard time dealing with the end result.


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