”This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender,” reads the slogan on folk icon Pete Seeger’s banjo. So it has, and this affectionate documentary Pete Seeger: The Power of Song is the least he deserves in return. Director Jim Brown has uncovered a wealth of vivid performance footage and interviewed countless luminaries who pay tribute to Seeger’s ongoing fight for peace, justice, and the environment. Most impressive of all is the man himself at 89, modestly shrugging off their praise. After six decades of uphill battles, he’s still flashing that same self-deprecating smile. A
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song ''This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender,'' reads the slogan on folk icon Pete Seeger's banjo. So it has, and this affectionate...Pete Seeger: The Power of SongDocumentaryPT93MPG ''This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender,'' reads the slogan on folk icon Pete Seeger's banjo. So it has, and this affectionate...2008-08-29The Weinstein Company
Genre: Documentary; Director: Jim Brown; Release Date Limited: 09/14/2007; Runtime (in minutes): 93; MPAA Rating: PG; Distributor: The Weinstein Company
Posted August 29 2008 — 12:00 AM EDT
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