(Robert Drew, 1960).
TimeLife Broadcast staff member Drew and a small crew set upon a landmark project in 1960. Using newly available lightweight cameras they documented the Democratic primary race for President during the statewide campaign in Wisconsin between Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy and Minnesota Senator Hubert Humphrey. The result was a fascinating early example of cinema vérité that reveals the style’s good and bad points.
Mon., Jan. 19, 6 p.m., 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 7, 2009