Updated: Aug 24, 2019
Returning for his third consecutive year presenting, Paul Feig (producer/director The Heat, Spy, Ghostbusters) announced WOODSTOCK OR BUST to receive award for “Best Feature Pro-Action” at this year's AWIAFF, held in Santa Monica over the weekend. Willow Shields (The Hunger Games series) was also awarded "Best Actress Feature".
“WOODSTOCK OR BUST somehow sparks the nostalgia of the Hippie era while still creating such a bright and youthful feel,” said Marci Finkelstein, headlining: “The Groovy Movie That You, Your Daughter, Your Mom and Your Girlfriend Needs to See.”
WOODSTOCK OR BUST at AWIAFF April 27th.
From award-winning Writer/Director, Leslie Bloom (iTime Travel, Déja Vu, Bill Nye the Science Guy, MAMA EARTH), WOODSTOCK OR BUST was a 2019 Official Selection for “Feature Narrative” at AWAIFF. Produced by Big Film Kids and co-written by Judi Blaze, WOODSTOCK OR BUST is a feel-good nostalgic indie, traveling back in time to 1969 to The Summer of Love – A culture of hippies, drugs and protests against the Vietnam War, leading to a generation in search of free love, peace and music. The Woodstock Music Festival became a beacon for this generation, uniting peace advocates across America.
WOODSTOCK OR BUST follows two 17-year-old singer/songwriters from the West Coast, Lorian (Willow Shields) and Meryl (Meg DeLacy, The Fosters series), who seize the once-in-a-lifetime chance to travel cross-country to show their music at the world famous Woodstock Music Festival in 1969. Embarking on a three-day road trip in a ’65 Mustang convertible heading East to New York, the teens defy all odds – their parents and better judgment – concluding in a road trip that will change their lives forever – full of self discovery, life-changing love, music and friendship.
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