Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Synopsis
Bob Dylan, Arlo Guthrie, Bruce Springsteen and others comment on the musician-activist's career.
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Variety

As certain to get auds singing as the man himself, Pete Seeger: The Power of Song is a terrific, multilayered portrait of a singer whose...
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San Francisco Chronicle

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All the requisite talking heads pop up - Dylan, Springsteen, Baez - but it is Seeger himself who towers over the landscape. The filmmakers...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Between clips of the concerts Seeger staged as hootenanny hosannas, the film chronicles how the blacklisted star stuck true to his beliefs...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
With access to remarkable archival footage, old TV shows, home movies and the family photo album, Brown weaves together the story of the...
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89

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
More than an appreciation, Pete Seeger: The Power of Song is an inspiration.
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83

Portland Oregonian

By Shawn Levy
Like a picture postcard vision of his life and work: absolutely accurate as far as it goes but not too keen on looking too close for fear...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
So there's a hole at the center of "Pete Seeger" that the movie fills with loving remembrances, testimonials, and new interview footage of...
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's a tribute to both the subject and his biographer that this story of one man's experience is also a vital chronicle of the times in...
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75

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Bill White
Director Brown has made a career of chronicling the history of American folk music, and Pete Seeger: The Power of Song is a worthy...
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70

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
As the latest tribute -- Jim Brown’s loving documentary, Pete Seeger: The Power of Song -- makes clear, he’s still busy, still angry, still...
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Rated PG | For Some Mild Thematic Material