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  • Wednesday, February 8

    7 PM (110 mins)
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SUBJECTS

Animals (Musical group), Big Brother & the Holding Co. (Musical group), Burdon, Eric, 1941-, Canned Heat (Musical group), Country Joe and the Fish (Musical group), Hendrix, Jimi, Jefferson Airplane (Musical group), Joplin, Janis, Mamas and the Papas (Musical group), Masekela, Hugh, McKenzie, Scott, Monterey International Pop Festival (1967 : Monterey, Calif.), Music festivals -- California -- Monterey, Redding, Otis, d. 1967, Rock music -- 1961-1970, Rock music -- California -- Monterey Peninsula, Rock musicians -- California -- Monterey Peninsula, Rock musicians -- United States, Shankar, Ravi, Who (Musical group)

Monterey Pop

The first great Pop festival, the first great festival film.

Greil Marcus, Michael Goodwin, and Charles Lippencott

With legendary performances by Otis Redding, the Mamas and the Papas, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Scott McKenzie, Hugh Masekela, Canned Heat, Jefferson Airplane, the Animals, Ravi Shankar, and Janis Joplin, Monterey Pop celebrates the inclusive power of popular music and epitomizes the optimism of the Summer of Love.

Preceded By

Black Panthers

Agnès Varda, United States, 1968

Agnès Varda sympathetically documents the participants of rallies in Oakland demanding Huey Newton’s release from prison. Features several notable activists, including Stokely Carmichael, Kathleen Cleaver, and Newton.