Thursday, 31 March 2011

Phil Ochs in the News: There But for Fortune Documentary Film Reviews

Balboa Theater screens documentary on Phil Ochs
San Francisco Examiner
Music documentary: “Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune,” a new documentary about the 1960s troubadour, is playing at the Balboa Theater. Violinist Regina Carter, recipient of a MacArthur “genius” grant, performs at Yoshi's. Her latest recording, “Reverse ...

Folk Singer Documentary Captures a Generation
By Zack Ruskin
A line of patrons waiting to see a screening of “Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune” snaked from the Rafael Theatre around A Street yesterday evening. The film, introduced by Ochs's daughter, Meegan Lee Ochs ...

The Rise and Fall of Progressive Dissent
Beyond Chron
22‚ 2011 The remarkable new documentary on 1960's folksinger and activist Phil Ochs offers a striking contrast between 1960's activists and those of 2011. The former engaged in massive anti-war protests against Democratic President Lyndon Johnson ...

The Music and Its Message: Songs of Protest and Cultural Identity
Huffington Post
With massive demonstrations in Wisconsin and Michigan (as well as what's happening throughout the Middle East), the timely release of Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune is cause for celebration. A beloved singer-songwriter of protest songs (who recorded ...

Culture Shocks: Sonny Ochs
with Barry Lynn
Sonny Ochs, the sister of 60′s folk singer, Phil Ochs talks about her brother and the Kenneth Bowser documentary, Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune detailing his life and music.

Movie Stars
Boston Globe
Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune A clear-eyed memorial to the late folk singer, whose mixture of ambition and idealism ensured he wouldn't get out of the counterculture years alive. ...

Review: Documentary captures life and music of' 60s folk singer Ochs
Lincoln Journal Star
"Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune" follows the folk singers life and music. (Courtesy photo) The Reel Story: This powerful documentary tells the story of 1960s/1970s folk singer Phil Ochs and his still relevant political/protest music. ...

Phil Ochs: A Folk Legend Lost And The Film That Revives Him
Crawdaddy! Magazine
Director Ken Bowser is on a roll. He’s juggling phone calls in his New York City office, talking to theaters all over America that are eager to show his new documentary Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune.

For sale: The house where Greenpeace was born
Globe and Mail
In 1970, the folk singer Phil Ochs accepted an invitation to dinner. He was to perform that night at a fundraising concert, along with Joni Mitchell and ...

A Conversation With Dawn Danby, Sustainable Design Expert
The Atlantic
Honestly, Phil Ochs's "Tape from California" is stuck looping in my head, although I'm listening to a lot of Chad VanGaalen and Ali Farka Touré. ...

Communication frustration
San Diego CityBEAT
Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune: Documentary about the legendary folk singer, whose antiwar songs united a generation and spawned his depression and ...

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