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Demetri Martin
people in film Demetri Martin: From Person to Movie Star

Stand-up comic turned actor Demetri Martin talks with Scott Macaulay about Taking Woodstock, Generation Z and what he has in common with director Ang Lee.

 
Taking Woodstock: Then and Now - LEADPHOTO
Inside Our Movies Taking Woodstock: Then and Now

FilmInFocus’ Nick Dawson delves into what happened to the real life characters behind the Woodstock after the festival ended.

Ang Lee
Inside Our Movies Father Knows Best: The Early Comedies of Ang Lee

In anticipation of the release of Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock, Nick Dawson looks back on the director’s first ventures into comedy with the “Father Knows Best” trilogy.

 
Slide 1: The Premiere
Inside Our Movies Taking Woodstock Red Carpet: July 29, 2009, NYC

Torrential rain greeted the filmmakers and friends of Ang Lee’s sixties reverie Taking Woodstock. Invite urged all to wear Woodstock-themed dress. Obviously Nature got the note since it rained at Woodstock too.

Talking Woodstock - LEADPHOTO
Inside Our Movies Talking Woodstock

The parlance of the times, circa 1969, is translated for the post-Woodstock generation.

Slide 1: Hippies and Homosexuals
Inside Our Movies Taking Time: The Road to Woodstock

A historical timeline places Elliot Tiber's story Taking Woodstock in its grander context.

James Schamus and Ang Lee
Inside Our Movies Introduction from "Taking Woodstock: The Shooting Script"

In adapting Elliot Tiber’s memoir for the screen, writer James Schamus first had to figure out where “Woodstock” actually exists.

Ang Lee and Emile Hirsch
Inside Our Movies Foreword from "Taking Woodstock: The Shooting Script"

In an exclusive extract, FilmInFocus runs director Ang Lee’s foreword to “Taking Woodstock: The Shooting Script,” forthcoming from Newmarket Books in August.

Rolling Stone unfurls Taking Woodstock poster Image
Inside Our Movies Painting Woodstock: A slide show of Psychedelic Art

The Taking Woodstock poster references psychedelic art, a movement that attempted to make design a real trip.

Henry Goodman, Demetri Martin and Imelda Staunton
Inside Our Movies Taking Woodstock Production Notes

Production notes from the Focus Features release Taking Woodstock, directed by Ang Lee and starring Demetri Martin.

Wavy Gravy & Michael Lang
Inside Our Movies Images from the 1969 Woodstock Festival

Backstage and onstage photographs of the people who made Woodstock happen.

Slide 1: Hippies and Homosexuals
Inside Our Movies Of Hippies and Homosexuals: Being Gay in Woodstock

Joel Bleifuss offers a historical perspective on the overlap between the gay liberation and hippie movements during the late 1960s.

Slide 1: The Tinker Cinema
Inside Our Movies Taking Woodstock - in Woodstock

Taking Woodstock had a special preview screening in association with the Woodstock Film Festival, and FilmInFocus has all the pictures from the event.

Slide 1: Introduction
Inside Our Movies Woodstock Film Festival Turns Ten

A film festival in the shadow of an iconic concert creates its own history and identity.

Slide 1: Introduction
Inside Our Movies Dressing Woodstock

Costume Designer Joe Aulisi shows how to see the fabric of society in the clothes they wear.