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Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

Rated PG for some mild thematic material.

PG In Theaters 09/14/2007 , 91min.
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Village Voice
Shallow, very officially sanctioned, and overly compressed, The Power of Song plays like a PBS infomercial for the inevitable DVD box set, which will surely include even more archival footage. Full Review
A.O. Scott
The New York Times
As the latest tribute -- Jim Brown's loving documentary, Pete Seeger: The Power of Song -- makes clear, he's still busy, still angry, still hopeful, still singing. Full Review
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
It's a tribute to both the subject and his biographer that this story of one man's experience is also a vital chronicle of the times in which he's lived. Full Review
Jay Weissberg
Variety
As certain to get auds singing as the man himself, Pete Seeger: The Power of Song is a terrific, multilayered portrait of a singer whose legacy extends beyond music and into every major social action movement since the 1940s. Always enjoyable, this docu proves that a few rare people actually deserve the hagiography treatment. Full Review
Joel Selvin
San Francisco Chronicle
All the requisite talking heads pop up - Dylan, Springsteen, Baez - but it is Seeger himself who towers over the landscape. The filmmakers treat this aged curmudgeon almost too reverently, but it is hard not to be awed by this gentle, resolute soul because of the ideas he steadfastly and faithfully represented. Full Review

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