The war in Iraq is the backdrop as the Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young "Freedom of Speech Tour" crisscrosses North America. Echoes of Vietnam-era anti-war sentiment abound as the band connects with today's audiences.
Roadside Attractions, Lionsgate and Steve Bing's Shangri-La Entertainment are in final negotiations to form a joint venture to distribute CSNY: Deja Vu, a film directed by Neil Young, in the US on July 25, 2008, it was announced today.
Since their debut in the late 'sixties, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young have functioned as the "town criers" of their generation. CSNY: Deja Vu finds the band heading out on their "Freedom of Speech 2006" tour of North America, featuring music from Neil Young's controversial "Living With War" CD. With "Embedded" reporter Mike Cerre aboard, the film documents audience reactions to the music and the band's ongoing connection with its fans, all against the backdrop of the Iraq/Afghanistan War. Songs from the Tour are woven together with archival material, news footage, and audience reaction and observations, as the film examines the issues surrounding the integration of politics and art.Read More