Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage

Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage

Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage

This HBO production explores the chaos of Woodstock 99, a three-day music festival promoted to echo unity and counterculture idealism of the original 1969 concert but instead devolved into riots, looting and sexual assaults.

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Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage | Reviews

Cultural forces swirl together to end in chaos and violence in this brutal rock-doc. It's a feature-length autopsy of a 1999 festival gone horribly wrong.

CNN

CNN

Price does an excellent job of contextualising the cultural forces that swirled around that era...

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

The doc has way too much tired finger-pointing from media folks, on a festival none of them actually attended, discussing music none of them seem to care about. It’s far more effective (when) interviewing real fans and witnesses...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A smart, if at times frustrating, study of a fiasco.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Woodstock 99 neatly captures a cultural moment, albeit a destructive one.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

Journalistically sound and historically valuable...

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Setting aside its subjects’ lack of diversity, Woodstock 99 is a must-watch documentary that reminds us, yet again, about history’s inevitable ability to repeat itself.

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