A fairly chaotic situation experienced during the festival, which included problems of sound, drugs and crime. On the other hand, the festival showed on one hand that the young people of Chile during the 1970s was an important group to consider and secondly the growing social tension that would end with the coup of September 11, 1973 and the ascension of Pinochet.
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Piedra Roja is a close-up look at how Chile's first "hippie" rock festival in 1970, an imitation of Woodstock, profoundly affected Chilean society during a time of social/political upheaval -- the inception of Salvador Allende's socialist government, the subsequent military coup d'etat, and Allende's suicide.This award-winning film was produced by one of the organizers of the festival.