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Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune
Directed by
Kenneth Bowser

USA / 2010 / 97
minutes

World Premiere

Screening Times and Venues:
Bearsville Theater WOODSTOCK
10/01/2010, 4:45PM
Upstate Films I RHINEBECK
10/02/2010, 6:30PM
WOODSTOCK Town Hall
09/30/2010, 6:00PM
SYNOPSIS:
Few names conjure up the sound of the 1960s like Phil Ochs. More than just a folk singer, Ochs helped to infuse popular music with a political perspective, rallying the like-minded and challenging the status quo.

Phil Ochs, like many of his generation, was engaged with the issues of his time. He sang in the famous Greenwich Village cafes, in front of massive rallies and in world famous concert venues. Kenneth Bowser’s insightful and ultimately tragic film, “Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune” explores the motives and goals that drove Phil Ochs to chase after fame. Bowser also reveals the personal struggles that in the end proved overpowering.

With the voices of his family and many of the well-known musicians who considered themselves fans of Phil Ochs, Bowser creates a vivid and compelling portrait of an icon of the 60s whose life was cut tragically short. (David Becker)

BIO:
Kenneth Bowser is a director of documentaries, feature films and episodic television and specializes in crafting stories about American culture. In addition to "Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune," he is the writer, producer and director of NBC's Emmy-nominated network special, "Live From New York: The First Five Years of Saturday Night Live," celebrating the 30th Anniversary of SNL. He also worked on the SNL network specials for the 80s and 90s and is currently creating the 2000's episode. His next project is a narrative feature based on Peter Biskind's bestseller entitled "Down & Dirty Pictures."
MAIN CREDITS:
Cast/Featuring: Joan Baez, Tom Hayden, Christopher Hitchens
Producer(s): Kenneth Bowser
Director(s): Kenneth Bowser
Editor(s): Pamela Scott Arnold
Courtesy of: First Run Features



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