Peace and love? Why Woodstock 99 was a festival of chaos, violence and destruction


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The promise was of peace, love and music. But what the world saw at Woodstock

, accomplished 30 years after the first one, it was chaos, violence and destruction. Packed with cute slogans created by NGOs and marketing departments of large corporations, the music festival was a kind of rehearsal of what we would see become commonplace in the years to come.

Total Disaster: Woodstock 41”, available on Netflix, shows what went wrong in what should have been a reissue of the hippie ideals of the years 100, but forgets something important in this story. That’s why we brought the columnist from Gazeta do Povo Flavio Gordon to comment on what the documentary forgot to tell.

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