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Born: January 9, 1941 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Staten Island, New York, USA Profession: Music ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune (2011)
Over the course of a meteoric music career that spanned two turbulent decades, musician Phil Ochs sought the bright lights of fame and social justice in equal measure - a contradiction that eventually tore him apart. From youthful idealism to rage to pessimism, the arch of Ochs' life paralleled that
2.
Garden, The (2008)
In the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, hundreds of mostly Mexican-American families came together and turned a blighted corner of South Central Los Angeles into a 14 acre urban oasis with enough fruit and vegetables to feed hundreds of families. But now bulldozers are poised to demolish their ga
3.
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007)
A social history through the life of one of this country's most significant folk artists of our time: Pete Seeger.
4.
Captain Mike Across America (2007)
Takes us back to the 2004 election, when the polling margin between candidates George W. Bush and John Kerry could have tipped either way. Simultaneously, it follows Michael Moore's activities as he sets out on the campaign trail to target young people as the demographic that could make the most dif
5.
Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Music Festival 1970 (1996)
A profile of Great Britain's 1970 Isle of Wright Music Festival which was bigger than Woodstock--but because only 10% of its estimated 600,000 patrons actually paid their gate fee (a mere 3 British pounds) the event turned into a financial disaster; the largest event of its kind, it was also the las
6.
Woodstock: The Director's Cut (1994)
The events of the three-day Woodstock Music and Art Fair, held near Bethel, New York in August 1969. Musical performances of the participating performers are documented, as well as the reactions of community residents and the 400,000 young people who attended.
7.
Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, The (1993) as Herself
Political activist, musician, sexual misfit and legendary writer Ginsberg re-defined poetry with his 1956 masterpiece "Howl." This documentary looks at Ginsberg's life and work and includes interviews with Ken Kesey, Norman Mailer, Joan Baez, William S. Burroughs and Timothy Leary.
8.
Berkeley in the Sixties (1990)
A profile of student activism on the UC Berkeley campus during the 1960s.
9.
Berkeley in the Sixties (1990)
A profile of student activism on the UC Berkeley campus during the 1960s.
10.
March For Disarmament, The (1988) as Herself
Documentary on the June 12, 1982 march and rally for peace and disarmament in New York City.
12.
In Our Hands (1983) as Herself
A chronicle focusing in on the largest peace demonstration in the history of the world, which took place on June 12, 1982. One million people were in New York on what's been described as a magical day, speaking in one voice to "stop the nuclear arms race." There were forty-three volunteer camera te
13.
Renaldo & Clara (1977) as Woman In White
Bob Dylan's 1976/1976 Rolling Thunder Revue concert tour is chronicled. Dylan is seen performing many of his well-known songs, and his wife Sara, counterculture icons Joan Baez, Allen Ginsberg, and several others perform improvised pieces between the songs. Skits are also included, featuring Dylan p
14.
Banjoman (1975)
Legendary bluegrass musician Earl Scruggs is seen performing in a 1975 concert given in his honor. Other performers include The Byrds, Doc and Merle Watson, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Joan Baez, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott. Concert footage is accompanied by reminiscences about Scruggs by the musician
15.
Sing Sing Thanksgiving (1974)
This documentary records a benefit concert given for the inmates of the Ossining Correctional Facility, also known as Sing Sing, on Thanksgiving of 1972. Featured performers are B.B. King, Joan Baez, Mimi FariƱa, and The Voices of East Harlem, and comedian Jimmy Walker serves as the Master of Ceremo
17.
Carry It On (1970) as
18.
Woodstock (1970) as
19.
Don't Look Back (1967) as
Documentary follows Bob Dylan as he tours the England in 1965. He plays the sphinx to an endless stream of reporters, stonewalls an awe-struck Donovan, and flashes lyric emblazoned cue cards to the camera, with Joan Baez and Alan Price also in tow.
20.
Festival (1967) as
A documentary which celebrates the origins of rock--not just the musical performances, but also a portrait of a generation in its youth, still short-haired and horn-rimmed, sleeping in station wagons, beaches and lawns on their way to shows. This is the 1960s before they were the 1960s, when deep th
21.

Music (feature film)

22.
Case of You, A (2013)
After a girl falls for his embellished online profile, a writer has to keep up the pretense or lose her.
23.
Case of You, A (2013)
After a girl falls for his embellished online profile, a writer has to keep up the pretense or lose her.
24.
Taking Woodstock (2009)
In 1969 Elliot Tiber, inadvertently played a role in making the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the famed happening it was. Working as an interior designer in Greenwich Village during culturally and politically exciting times, Mr. Tiber felt empowered by the gay rights movement. But he was al
25.
Taking Woodstock (2009)
In 1969 Elliot Tiber, inadvertently played a role in making the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the famed happening it was. Working as an interior designer in Greenwich Village during culturally and politically exciting times, Mr. Tiber felt empowered by the gay rights movement. But he was al
26.
Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, The (2004) as Song Performer ("Here'S To You")
Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew--Team Zissou--set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a
27.
Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, The (2004) as Song ("Here'S To You")
Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew--Team Zissou--set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a
28.
4 Little Girls (1997) as Song ("Birmingham Sunday")
On a Birmingham Sunday morning, September 15, 1963, while attending Sunday school, four little girls were brutally murdered when a bomb ripped through the basement of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Dead were Addie Mae Collins (14), Carole Denise McNair (11), Cynthia Wesley (14) and Carole Rosa
29.
Woodstock: The Director's Cut (1994) as Song Performer ("I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill" "Swing Low Sweet Chariot")
The events of the three-day Woodstock Music and Art Fair, held near Bethel, New York in August 1969. Musical performances of the participating performers are documented, as well as the reactions of community residents and the 400,000 young people who attended.
30.
Dogfight (1991) as Song Performer ("Silver Dagger")
Set in 1963, a romance involving a Marine on his way to Vietnam who encounters more than he bargained for when he takes part in a sadistic Marine ritual.
31.
Stagefright (1989) as Music
Satirical look at the foibles of the 1960s and their effect on the lives of the members of a theatrical company.
32.
To Kill a Priest (1988) as Song Performer ("The Crimes Of Cain")
Drama about the tragic death of Polish priest Father Jerzy Popiliuszko.
33.
To Kill a Priest (1988) as Song
Drama about the tragic death of Polish priest Father Jerzy Popiliuszko.
34.
Choices of the Heart (1983)
The dramatization of the story of Jean Donovan, who evolved from a free-spirited college student to a deeply committed lay missionary, giving up her family, friends and finance to work on behalf of the poor in El Salvador. In December 1980, she and three Maryknoll nuns were slain by five members of
35.
Deutschland im Herbst (1978) as Song Performer ("Here'S To You")
36.
Deutschland im Herbst (1978) as Song
37.
Dynamite Chicken (1972) as Composer
A collection of skits, parodies, musical performances, and film clips supposedly relating to the peace movement of the late Sixties and early Seventies , but more a general patchwork than a purposeful collection.
38.
Celebration at Big Sur (1971) as Composer
39.
Sacco and Vanzetti (1970) as Lyrics
In 1921, two Italian immigrants were tried for the murders of two payroll guards during a robbery near Boston. Because the two Italians were anarchists, their political beliefs overshadowed the trial and made them into an international cause celebre. Their conviction led to a years-long fight to prove their trial had been unfair and that someone else had committed the crimes. Eventually they became martyrs for their cause, and their guilt or innocence is still hotly debated to this day.
40.
Sacco and Vanzetti (1970) as Theme Song Performer
In 1921, two Italian immigrants were tried for the murders of two payroll guards during a robbery near Boston. Because the two Italians were anarchists, their political beliefs overshadowed the trial and made them into an international cause celebre. Their conviction led to a years-long fight to prove their trial had been unfair and that someone else had committed the crimes. Eventually they became martyrs for their cause, and their guilt or innocence is still hotly debated to this day.

Cast (special)

41.
Stand and Be Counted (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary special about how musicians use the power of song to galvanize millions of people around the world to stand up for a cause. Over the past 50 years, many well-known musicians have used their music to attract world attention for their causes. The program captures this activism at benefit c
42.
Mary Chapin Carpenter: An "In the Spotlight" Special (1995)
Country/pop singer Mary Chapin Carpenter performs in concert. Includes interviews and documentary footage of Carpenter's recording collaboration with Joan Baez.
43.
Kris Kristofferson: Songwriter (1995)
Kris Kristofferson performs some of his own songs and reflects on his early inspirations.
44.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1994)
Broadcast of the seventeenth annual "The Kennedy Center Honors," a tribute to the lifetime achievement of select performing artists. The 1994 honorees are actor Kirk Douglas, pop and soul singer Aretha Franklin, composer Morton Gould, theater producer and director Harold Prince, and folk singer and
45.
Century of Women, A (1994) as Herself
A six-hour, three-part documentary on the changing role and image of women in U.S. history in the 20th Century. Makes use of voiceover narrative, archival footage, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with women who have played important roles in the 20th Century. Also includes a fictional
46.
American Music Awards, The (1993)
A presentation of the 20th annual American Music Awards, honoring musical artists in pop/rock, soul/rhythm & blues, country, heavy metal, rap and adult contemporary.
47.
Joan Baez in Concert With Special Guest Jackson Browne (1990)
A concert featuring folk singer Joan Baez and guest performer Jackson Browne at the Ventura Theatre in California.
48.
We Shall Overcome (1988)
A documentary exploring the unique history behind the song "We Shall Overcome," showing how it has inspired those involved in struggles for peace and social change.
49.
Bruce Willis: The Return of Bruno (1987)
Bruce Willis, the star of the prime-time series "Moonlighting," appears in his first television special. The program is a "mockumentary" look at singing hero Bruno Radolini and his band The Heaters.
50.
Joan Baez (1987)
A profile of controversial performer Joan Baez which combines an interview with the artist, concert footage of her most recent tour, and archival photographs to form a clear-sighted and telling profile of this very public but equally private woman who established her career in the political folk mus
51.
All-Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King Jr., An (1986)
A two-hour variety special celebrating the first occurance of an official national holiday honoring the late civil rights leader. The live special originates before audiences at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, the Civic Center in Atlanta, and Radio City Music Hall in New York.
52.
Merton: A Film Biography of Thomas Merton (1984)
A biography of Thomas Merton -- religious mystic, Trappist monk, social critic, and writer of "The Seven Story Mountain."
53.
Joan Baez (1974)
Well-loved folk singer Joan Baez is featured in this concert in which she performs her own songs.

Music (special)

54.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1994) as Song Performer ("Where Have All The Flowers Gone" "This Land Is Your Land")
Broadcast of the seventeenth annual "The Kennedy Center Honors," a tribute to the lifetime achievement of select performing artists. The 1994 honorees are actor Kirk Douglas, pop and soul singer Aretha Franklin, composer Morton Gould, theater producer and director Harold Prince, and folk singer and
55.
Joan Baez in Concert With Special Guest Jackson Browne (1990) as Song Performer ("Diamonds And Rust" "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" "Forever Young" "House Of The Rising Sun" "Oh, Freedom" "China" "Hand To Mouth" "Speaking Of Dreams" "El Salvador" "Before The Deluge" "Amazing Grace")
A concert featuring folk singer Joan Baez and guest performer Jackson Browne at the Ventura Theatre in California.
56.
Woodstock: Return to the Planet of the '60s (1989) as Song Performer ("We Shall Overcome")
A special that takes a humorous look at the lifestyle and music of the '60s, including unreleased film footage from the 1969 rock festival at Woodstock. Performers at the festival include Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Band, Sly & the Family Stone, John Sebastian, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, and Crosb
57.
Joan Baez (1987) as Song Performer
A profile of controversial performer Joan Baez which combines an interview with the artist, concert footage of her most recent tour, and archival photographs to form a clear-sighted and telling profile of this very public but equally private woman who established her career in the political folk mus

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