"This will be the
definitive look at the festival."
Started in 1959, and infamous as the place where Bob Dylan "went electric," the event laid the foundation for contemporary music festivals and has had a far-reaching and lasting "effect" that is still going strong.
The film features interviews, performances and explores the rich legacy of the festival, from social activism to launching the careers of new artists to showcasing a wide range of music genres.
Narrated by: Joan Armatrading
Segment Narrators: Rosanne Cash, Michael Doucet, Steve Earle, Angelique Kidjo, Pokey LaFarge, Tom Morello, Mavis Staples & Lucinda Williams