Woodstock (1970)

Director
Michael Wadleigh

Main cast
The Who; Joe Cocker; Richie Havens; Joan Baez; Sha-Na-Na

Genres
Documentary, Music

Description
An intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY in 1969, from preparation through cleanup, with historic access to insiders, blistering concert footage, and portraits of the concertgoers; negative and positive aspects are shown, from drug use by performers to naked fans sliding in the mud, from the collapse of the fences by the unexpected hordes to the surreal arrival of National Guard helicopters with food and medical assistance for the impromptu city of 500,000.


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