Cinema Verité Shorts
Directed by Vittorio De Seta • 1955 • Italy
The rhythms of the sea set the tempo for this vivid account of a day in the lives of Sicilian fishermen.
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Christopher And Me
Directed by Richard Leacock • 1960 • United States
A children’s film directed by Richard Leacock, this short work shows twins describing their involvement in a sailboat race. The film is also noteworthy for the contributions made by Shirley Clarke, who worked on continuity and dialogue, as well ...
Happy Mother’s Day
Directed by Joyce Chopra and Richard Leacock • 1963 • United States
September 23, 1963, was a happy mother’s day for Mary Ann Fischer when she gave birth to quintuplets in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Only the third such delivery, five babies all at once, medical history in America’s heartland—what b...
Lambert & Co.
Directed by D. A. Pennebaker and Richard Leacock • 1964 • United States
Starring Dave Lambert, Mary Vonnie, Sarah Boatner
A longtime fan of American jazz vocalist Dave Lambert, D. A. Pennebaker jumped at the chance to film him auditioning a new group of singers at RCA in 1964. The resulting film...