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Cinema verite filmmaker Robert Drew dies at 90
Cinema verite filmmaker Robert Drew dies at 90

Filmmaker Robert Drew, whose documentary work helped capture the lives of subjects who included John F. Kennedy and Jane Fonda, died Wednesday. He was 90. Drew died shortly after midnight at his Sharon, Conn., residence, his daughter-in-law, Jill Drew, told the Los Angeles Times.  He died of natural causes, she said, adding that her father "was a fighter." The veteran filmmaker was one of the leaders of the cinema verite, or observational camera, movement in the United States. His film "Primary" gave viewers an intimate look at Kennedy's pursuit of the presidency and was lauded around the world. Drew spoke to the Los Angeles Times in 1993 about following...

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