Phil Ochs

Phil Ochs

There But For Fortune

Streaming Video - 2010
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Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune is a timely and relevant tribute to an unlikely American hero. Over the course of a meteoric music career that spanned two turbulent decades, 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 of the times, and the anger, satire and righteous indignation that drove his music also drove him to dark despair. In this brilliantly constructed film, interview and performance footage of Ochs is illuminated by the ruminations of Joan Baez, Tom Hayden, Pete Seeger, Sean Penn, Peter Yarrow, Christopher Hitchens, Ed Sanders, and others.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : First-Run Features (Firm), [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 37 min., 10 sec.)) : sound, color
Uniform Title: There But For Fortune

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