28 oct 2016 Newly acquired: THE KENNEDY FILMS by Robert L. Drew

“It was just life. That’s how I felt when I saw Robert Drew’s Primary for the first time” – Martin Scorsese


Ahead of John F. Kennedy’s 100th anniversary, mk2 Films has acquired international rights for Robert L. Drew’s documentary collection THE KENNEDY FILMS.

American filmmaker and pioneer of Direct Cinema Robert L. Drew assembled a team with Richard Leacock, D. A. Pennebaker
and Albert Maysles that would transform documentary cinema. Robert L. Drew was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy,
filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office resulting in films of a remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy.

Primary (1960, 52’, in 2k)

Adventures of the New Frontier (1961, 51’, in 2k)

Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963, 52’, in 2k)

Faces of November (1964, 12’, in 2k)

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