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Monterey Pop

Released 1968
Distributor Leacock-Pennebaker

D.A. Pennebaker’s groundbreaking 16mm record of the one and only 1967 Monterey music fest is really the first concert film as we know it. The acts comprise a who’s who of the rock world during the Summer of Love.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLaA5UOZULU

About Chris Wilkinson

Christopher Wilkinson only works in the movie business to support his music habit — so many guitars, so little time. His screenwriting credits include Nixon, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award, Ali, starring Will Smith, Copying Beethoven, which he also produced, and was a writer and executive producer on both Pawn Sacrifice and Miles Ahead. In addition, he wrote and directed the PBS documentary, Virtuosity.