New Directors/New Films 2013

Our Nixon

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Our Nixon
Penny Lane, 2013
USA | Format: HDCAM | 85 minutes

Closing Night! New York Premiere!

Director Penny Lane in person at all screenings!

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As President Richard Nixon tape-recorded his conversations for posterity, so his devoted aides—H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, and Dwight Chapin—shot hundreds of rolls of Super-8 film documenting the presidency. Filmmakers Penny Lane and Brian L. Frye have edited this footage—virtually unseen since the FBI seized it during the Watergate investigation—and interwoven it with period news footage and pop culture, excerpts from the Nixon tapes, and contemporary interviews. Our Nixon offers an unprecedented, insider’s view of an American presidency, chronicling watershed events including the Apollo moon landing and the path-breaking trip to China, as well as more intimate glimpses of Nixon in times of glory and disgrace.

Series: New Directors/New Films 2013

Venue: FSLC/MoMA

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