• Shut Up and Sing (2006)

Shut Up and Sing

Release Date: October 27th, 2006

DVD Release Date: February 20th, 2007

R |1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary

Filmmakers Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck examine the consequences of an anti-Bush comment. In 2003 Natalie Maines, singer for the Dixie Chicks, makes a negative comment about President George W. Bush. Controversy follows the group as fans and Republicans show their rage about the remark.

Director: Barbara Kopple , Cecilia Peck

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Cabin Creek

Keywords: 2000s , Intense , Rivalry , Revenge ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Documentary filmmakers pray for something to happen to their subjects when the cameras are rolling, and two-time Academy Award-winning documentarian Kopple struck gold when Maines told a crowd on the opening night of the band's first European tour that she was "ashamed" that President Bush was from Texas. show more

  • 88
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    For three years, the camera focuses on the Chicks as wives, mothers, entertainers and political flash points. Their fight to stay uncompromised is inspiring. show more

  • 60
    Wall Street Journal

    Sympathetic, engaging documentary.

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