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Woodstock

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Woodstock

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Thursday 30 May 8.30pm Channel 039

In August 1969, 500,000 people from all over America flocked to a dairy farm in upstate New York for a 3 day music festival called Woodstock – it would become unparalled for its star power, its unprecedented influence and for changing a generation. This new documentary marks the 50th anniversary and will examine Woodstock from the ground up, focusing on the audience and their experiences at the festival. The doco will explore the tumultuous events of the decade that lead up to those historic 3 days. America was deeply divided by Vietnam. Racial, sexual and generational politics were shifting the cultural climate of the Western world. The Summer of Love was about to come to an abrupt end.