Folk Mustic at Newport, 1963-1966

DVD - 2017 | Criterion collection.
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From 1963 to 1966, Murray Lerner visited the annual Newport Folk Festival to document a thriving, idealistic musical movement as it reached its peak as a popular phenomenon. Shooting in gorgeous black and white, Lerner juxtaposes performances with snapshot interviews with artists and their fans, weaving footage from four years of the festival into an intimate record of a pivotal time in music, and in American culture at large.
Publisher: [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
Edition: Criterion collection.
ISBN: 9781681433547
Branch Call Number: 782.42164
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Documentary moviemaker Murray Lerner, who captured key moments in the history of rock 'n roll, died on September 2 at the age of 90 from kidney failure.

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