USA | 2015 | 78min | DCP | Documentary | Country, Pop
This film is an astonishing look at the iconic folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary’s music and career. It unearths rare and previously unseen 1960s footage, along with their best performances and most popular songs at the peak of their artistry. They launched the soundtrack of a generation and proved that the power of music could change the world forever. The American Civil Rights and anti-Vietnam War movements launched five decades of passionate advocacy and music. This is the definitive celebration and examination of their music and lasting impact.
This four-time Emmy-winning producer/director/writer/ cinematographer is responsible for some of the most popular and critically acclaimed musical documentary programs of the last four decades. His films include Woody Guthrie: Hard Travelin’(1984), Pete Seeger: The Power of Song(2007), Harry Belafonte: Sing Your Song(2012). Jim Brown is a tenured professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.