The Other Side of the Mirror


Dir. Murray Lerner (2007).
Murray Lerner’s straightforward documentary of Bob Dylan’s appearances at three consecutive mid ‘60s Newport Folk Festivals is something that Dylan has always resisted making—a pure performance film. It’s also a three-act drama on the nature of performer and audience. Was ever a star more appreciated—or more stifled by that appreciation?

Fri., May 20, 6:45 p.m., 2011

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