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Chris Hegedus

Chris Hegedus was born in 1952 as Christine Louise Hegedus. She is a director and editor, known for (2001), The War Room (1993) and Down from the Mountain (2000). She has been married to D.A. Pennebaker since April 3, 1982. They have two children. See full bio »


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Known For Director
The War Room
The War Room Director
Down from the Mountain


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 2016 Unlocking the Cage (Documentary)
 2011 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Kings of Pastry (2011)
 2009 Kings of Pastry (Documentary)
 2008 The Return of the War Room (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Addiction (TV Movie documentary) (segment "Opiate Addiction: A New Medication")
 2007 The Addiction Project (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2006 Al Franken: God Spoke (Documentary)
 2006 Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl (TV Short documentary)
 2004 The First Amendment Project: Fox vs. Franken (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Elaine Stritch at Liberty (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Only the Strong Survive (Documentary)
 2001 (Documentary)
 2000 Down from the Mountain (Documentary)
 1999/I Jimi Hendrix: Live at Woodstock (Video documentary)
 1999 Searching for Jimi Hendrix (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Moon Over Broadway (Documentary)
 1996 Keine Zeit (Documentary)
 1994 Woodstock Diary (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 The War Room (Documentary)
 1993 Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock (Documentary)
 1991 Comin' Home (Video documentary short)
 1991 Jerry Lee Lewis: The Story of Rock & Roll (Video documentary)
 1989 Jimi Hendrix Live (Documentary)
 1989 Depeche Mode: 101 (Documentary)
 1986 Jimi Plays Monterey (Documentary)
 1983 Rockaby (Documentary)
 1981 DeLorean (Documentary)
 1979 Town Bloody Hall (Documentary)
 1977 Energy War (Documentary)
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Mother of Kit Pennebaker and Jane Pennebaker.

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