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Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation by Barak Goodman Documentary Review

Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation by Barak Goodman Documentary Review

Most Woodstock documentaries have that mental plague of the sixties, of not remembering well. The original Woodstock (1970) directed by Michael Wadleigh was all about sensory experience — mind blowing split screens and a stream of consciousness narrative that barely reflected the chronology of the actual events. It has taken fifty years but Barak Goodman and his PBS American Experience team have artfully done justice to the real Woodstock, not some mythic fantasy in our collective imagination.

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