Isn't This a Time! A Tribute Concert for Harold Leventhal
Isn't This a Time! A Tribute Concert for Harold Leventhal (2005)

In the early '60s, revolutionary music producer and promoter Harold Leventhal's contributions to the American folk scene forever changed the face of modern music. In addition to being the man who gave Bob Dylan his first major… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: December 9, 2005
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

If feelings stir within you when you hear 'Goodnight, Irene' and 'Wimoweh' and 'This Land Is Your Land' and 'If I Had a Hammer' and 'Midnight Special' and 'Rock Island Line,' then the Weavers are a part of you.

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

Any opportunity to see Pete Seeger perform, even at age 85, is worth taking -- and Seeger is front, center and full-throated in Jim Brown's concert film.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

A real-life Mighty Wind, but with worse production values.

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Laura Kern
New York Times

Jim Brown's touching documentary is about folk musicians who organized and performed a Thanksgiving 2003 tribute concert to the distinguished manager and promoter who launched their careers.

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Josh Goldfein
Village Voice

It's impossible not to be moved by the Weavers.

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Kam Williams
Upstage Magazine

An alternately invigorating, intoxicating, nostalgic and uplifting testament to the intrepid activists of a bygone era when Americans felt much more comfortable challenging authority.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Leventhal, who died two months ago, couldn't have asked for a better memorial than Isn't This a Time!

Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

It's a jamboree of good music and good feelings.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

Both heartwarming and historically vital.

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