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Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Rock Club Reviews

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December 14, 2008
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 | Original Score: 7/10
March 20, 2008
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 | Original Score: 3/4
March 19, 2008
A vibrant account of a remarkable place that will find a warm home in the heart of just about any music fan.
March 17, 2008
a useful time capsule - a generously baked history of a minor pop-culture institution.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 14, 2008
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 | Original Score: 3/4
March 14, 2008
Wetlands Preserved is a fond account of the rising, thriving and eventual closing of the TriBeCa club known as the Wetlands Preserve.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 13, 2008
Dean Budnick's nostalgic doc never wants for feeling or a sense of purpose as it examines not simply how this niche in the New York nightlife came to pass, but what it represented and how its presence has since affected the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 12, 2008
A fitting tribute recounting rise and fall of Earth-friendly NYC nightclub.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 12, 2008
You can't help but be impressed by how many great bands played through [the club] before it shut its doors, just days before 9/11.
March 9, 2008
A heartfelt tribute to a joyous anomaly in New York's nightlife scene.
| Original Score: 3/5
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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