Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music (Director's Cut)

Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music (Director's Cut)

Special guest: Introduction by the film's associate producer Dale Bell.

Arguably the definitive “summer festival,” 1969’s Woodstock Music and Art Festival is captured in all its rain-smeared, mud-drenched glory by Michael Wadleigh and crew—including film editor Thelma Schoonmaker, and recordist Larry Johnson and music mixer Dan Wallin (Oscar nominees for their work)—in this epic Academy Award–winning documentary. With unforgettable performances by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; Ritchie Havens; Joe Cocker; Jefferson Airplane; Santana; Janis Joplin; and, of course, Jimi Hendrix, whose ragged version of “The Star-Spangled Banner” is immortalized here, Wadleigh’s film was a box office smash and remains the definitive record of some of the most iconic artists of the ’60s.

DIRECTED BY: Michael Wadleigh. WITH: Joe Cocker; Country Joe & The Fish; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; Arlo Guthrie. 1970/1994. 224 min. USA. Color. English. Rated R. DCP.

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