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Courtesy of Matson Films

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Directed by Laura Archibald



92 minutes



Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation

Between 1961 and 1973, musicians in Greenwich Village banded together to sing about the radical social upheaval of the time. Their music challenged the status quo by addressing taboo subjects: fighting for civil liberties, protesting the Vietnam War, and holding governments accountable. Featuring poignant interviews, Greenwich Village combines talking heads with archival footage and new live performances to tell a story about a community that created a generation-defining music. This 2012 release includes dozens of music luminaries, including Tom Chapin, Judy Collins, Steve Earle, José Feliciano, Arlo Guthrie, Kris Kristofferson, Don McLean, Michele Phillips, Pete Seeger, Carly Simon, and Peter Yarrow.

“Greenwich Village: The Music That Defined a Generation makes you wish you'd been there too, hearing it all for the first time.” —