Woodstock Poster

Release Date: 1970

R|3 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
In 1969, 500,000 people descended on a small patch of field in a little-known town in upstate New York called Woodstock. In this documentary, the iconic event is chronicled in unflinching detail, from the event's inception all the way through to the unexpected air-delivery of food and medical supplies by the National Guard. The film contains performances, interviews with the artists and candid footage of the fans in a defining portrait of 1960s America.

Cast: Richie Havens, Joan Baez, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, Pete Townshend, Joe Cocker, Arlo Guthrie

Director: Michael Wadleigh

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Keywords: Police officer, 1960s, Offbeat, Escape, Love


Winner Documentary (Feature)
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