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Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation (2013)

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GREENWICH VILLAGE: MUSIC THAT DEFINED A GENERATION is a feature-length documentary about the Greenwich Village music scene and how it sparked everlasting political, social and cultural changes. For the first time, the greatest singer-songwriters, authors and performers from Greenwich Village reflect on how they collectively became the voice of a generation. Through poignant interviews, rare archival footage and new live performances, GREENWICH VILLAGE: MUSIC THAT DEFINED A GENERATION tells a story about community, courage and most importantly - music. (c) Official Site

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Though lacking narrative focus, it offers rich impressions of a New York City artistic community that profoundly influenced American popular culture.

May 30, 2013
Seattle Times
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Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation behaves altogether too much like the generation that got defined - yep, its starts out energetic and fresh only to age into tedious self-importance.

Full Review… | March 8, 2013
Globe and Mail
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Documentarian Laura Archibald has rounded up an impressive group of survivors ...

Full Review… | January 18, 2013
New York Post
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The film's pleasures are the same ones offered by a sprawling, lavishly illustrated magazine spread.

January 17, 2013
New York Times
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Greenwich Village: The Music That Defined A Generation makes you wish you'd been there too, hearing it all for the first time.

Full Review… | May 2, 2013
Canada.com

Its blandly generic title is all too disappointingly germane to this loving but far from incisive documentary covering a vital time in music history.

Full Review… | March 1, 2013
Film Journal International

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