A Special FREE Quinte Film Alternative
and Belleville Downtown DocFest Presentation
HARRY BENSON: SHOOT FIRST
Sunday, October 2 – ONE SHOWING ONLY – 2:00 PM
USA, 2016 – Rated 14A – 87 minutes
Directed by Justin Bare, Matthew Miele
Featuring: Harry Benson, Sharon Stone, Alec Baldwin
What we know today about many famous musicians, politicians, and actresses is due to the famous work of photographer Harry Benson. He captured vibrant and intimate photos of the most famous band in history; The Beatles.
HARRY BENSON: SHOOT FIRST charts the illustrious career of the renowned photographer who initially rose to fame alongside The Beatles, having been assigned to cover their inaugural trip to the United States in 1964.
With unprecedented “behind the scenes” access, Benson captured some of the most vibrant and intimate portraits ever taken of the most popular band in history. His extensive portfolio includes iconic images of Winston Churchill, Bobby Fischer, Muhammad Ali, Greta Garbo, Michael Jackson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Robert F. Kennedy assassination. His work has appeared in publications including Life, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker.
Now 86, workaholic Benson has no intention of stopping.