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The Sixth Side of the Pentagon

A Short film by Chris Marker, François Reichenbach

Produced by Films de la Pléiade

Production year : 1967

    Synopsis

    An exceptional documentary about the peaceful march to the Pentagon organized in October 1967 by young Americans who opposed the Vietnam War. This Mobilization to End the War, which brought together 100,000 people, was the first direct action following student protests that arose after army recruiters came to campuses to encourage students to join the army.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Films de la Pléiade

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Les Films du Jeudi

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    About

    1968 - Grand Prize for Short Film and Critics' Prize at the 14th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen.

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Pierre Braunberger

    Directors of Photography :

    François Reichenbach, Christian Odasso

    Editor :

    Carlos de los Llanos

    Screenwriter :

    Chris Marker

    Sound Recordist :

    Antoine Bonfanti

    Narration Writer :

    Chris Marker

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1967

    Runtime :

    27 min

    Visa number :

    34.061

    Visa issue date :

    18/03/1968

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Rating restrictions :

    None