Herbs: Songs of Freedom

Herbs: Songs of Freedom

Herbs: Songs of Freedom

Documentary on legendary New Zealand reggae group, Herbs. Celebrates the men from different islands in the South Pacific who gave voice to a generation and the issues of the time through their iconic music.

2019Rating: PG, Violence & offensive language91 minsNew Zealand
DocumentaryMusic
Director:
Tearepa Kahi ('Poi E: The Story of Our Song', 'Mt Zion')

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Reviews & comments

Flicks

Flicks, Steve Newall

flicks

Iconic in Aotearoa’s popular, musical and political culture, local legends Herbs get their incredibly-deserved documentary dues here, in this relentlessly watchable and deeply personal pic directed by Tearepa Kahi.

4.0

excellent movie

It showed all members of this iconic band since its inception and their connection with major political moments in NZ's history . Go see it.

5.0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

Whether you're just familiar with Sensitive to a Smile or the entire Herbs back catalogue, you're going to be singing Herbs' songs for days after watching this film.

4.0
Stuff

Stuff

press

This is a funny, elegiac, moving, necessary and quietly triumphant film. It may just be my new favourite New Zealand music doco ever.

Flicks

Flicks, Steve Newall

flicks

Iconic in Aotearoa’s popular, musical and political culture, local legends Herbs get their incredibly-deserved documentary dues here, in this relentlessly watchable and deeply personal pic directed by Tearepa Kahi.

4.0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

Whether you're just familiar with Sensitive to a Smile or the entire Herbs back catalogue, you're going to be singing Herbs' songs for days after watching this film.

4.0
Stuff

Stuff

press

This is a funny, elegiac, moving, necessary and quietly triumphant film. It may just be my new favourite New Zealand music doco ever.

excellent movie

It showed all members of this iconic band since its inception and their connection with major political moments in NZ's history . Go see it.

5.0