Cinema in the Park

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Presented by Rocky Mountain Women's Film Institute at Monument Valley Park, Colorado Springs CO

Jul 12
Cinema in the Park

Break out your lawn chair and bring a friend for our inaugural event!

Rocky Mountain Women’s Film is proud to present:

Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation directed by Barak Goodman.

In August 1969—against a backdrop of a nation in conflict over sexual politics, civil rights, and the Vietnam War—half a million people converged on a small dairy farm in upstate New York to hear the concert of a lifetime.

What they experienced was a moment that would spark a cultural revolution, changing many of them and the country forever.

With never-before-seen footage, Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation tells the story of the political and social upheaval leading up to those three historic days, as well as the extraordinary events of the concert itself, when near disaster put the ideals of the counterculture to the test.

What took place in that teeming mass of humanity — the rain-soaked, starving, tripping, half a-million strong throng of young people — was nothing less than a miracle of unity, a manifestation of the “peace and love” the festival had touted, and a validation of the counterculture’s promise to the world.

Who were these kids? What experiences and stories did they carry with them to Bethel, New York that weekend, and how were they changed by their time in the muck and mire of Max Yasgur’s farm?

Directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and written by Goodman and Don Kleszy, Woodstock takes us back to the three days that defined a generation.

If you have been fans of Rocky Mountain Women’s Film you may recognize this event – it’s our reimagined Wheel to Reel without the wheel part of the event. (We still totally support cycling down to the park for this event.)

Join us at Monument Valley Park just below the CS Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m. for live music and food trucks or bring your own picnic, before we start the film at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.).

ADMISSION INFO

Free

Please RSVP.

Contact: (719) 226-0450

Email: info@rmwfilmfest.org

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VIDEOS

  • Trailer for the Film

LOCATION

Monument Valley Park

170 W. Cache La Poudre St. , Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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