Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Rock Club (2005)

Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Rock Club

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A lot have people have opened rock clubs for a lot of different reasons, but Larry Bloch is one of the few to have opened a music venue as a medium for social change. In 1989, Bloch and a handful of friends, none of whom had experience running a nightclub, opened Wetlands in New York City's Tribeca district, and as part of their business plan, each month a percentage of the club's proceeded were to be donated to a nonprofit Center for Social and Environmental Justice, with the annual payout … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Musical & Performing Arts, Special Interest
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On DVD: Apr 22, 2008
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If you never twirled barefoot in the funky old club, Wetlands Preserved may be of limited interest, but it's a loving and thorough document of a small slice of rock history.

Full Review… | March 20, 2008
Newsday
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With its carefully-chosen soundtrack, funky animation, and enthusiastic interviews, Dean Budnick's affectionate documentary pays apt tribute to Wetlands, a local landmark that closed in 2001.

Full Review… | March 14, 2008
New York Daily News
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Wetlands Preserved is a fond account of the rising, thriving and eventual closing of the TriBeCa club known as the Wetlands Preserve.

Full Review… | March 14, 2008
New York Times
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Full Review… | November 17, 2011
Time Out
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Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Variety
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Entertainingly builds a convincing case for the club's significance as a NYC outlet for the politically-conscious interplay of Americana rock, folk, and hip-hop.

Full Review… | December 14, 2008
Film-Forward.com

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