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The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time (1981)

Documentary about the blacklisted folk group, "The Weavers," and the events leading up to their triumphant return to Carnegie Hall.

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Documentary about the blacklisted folk group, "The Weavers," and the events leading up to their triumphant return to Carnegie Hall.

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We felt that if we sang loud enough and strong enough and hopefully enough, somehow it would make a difference.

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Think You've Lost Your Idealism?
13 July 2000 | by (LA, CA) – See all my reviews

If you ever stood up and tried to make your voice stand for something, this movie will bring you back to a time when you cared. It's anything but preachy. It's funny and sad and a true celebration of the power American artists once wielded. When the group bursts into Wimoweh your heart will go up into your larynx. This is truly a movie that can change peoples lives.


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