New York in the Fifties
New York in the Fifties (2001)

New York City has long been one of the cultural capitals of the world, and as the United States would go through a period of personal, political, and artistic tumult in the 1960s, the first waves of this shift in America's attitudes… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 20, 2001
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Joshua Tanzer
Offoffoff

It doesn't present a very thorough vicarious experience of the New York scene, but it does present conversations with some of the period's most interesting people.

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Ted Murphy
Baseline.Hollywood.com

If anything, "New York in the Fifties" is too short leaving the scope of the film somewhat lacking.

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Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

A likeable documentary that strives to tie up a number of cultural themes and make sense of a very disparate group of 1950s social and artistic innovators, and even a few phonies.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a fascinating slice of modern history

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