CSNY/Déjà Vu

CSNY Déjà Vu is a film about the music of Neil Young and the group Crosby Stills Nash and Young and their reception in the United States according to their statements to the policy of President George W. Bush. The film shows including the rejection of the Iraq war in active soldiers and veterans. Neil Young's history as a musician is (initially in the 1970s ) to the protest song. The film was made mostly in 2006 at various concerts of the "Freedom of Speech " tour. Here, the audience was partly in agreement and irritated until repelled by the texts " her band " part. Director is Bernard Shakey. Shakey is to be a pseudonym for Neil Young. The book comes from Neil Young and the journalist Mike Cerre. The film was shown first at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival for independent films in Park City, Utah and later at the 58th Berlin International Film Festival in Germany.

The abbreviation CSNY in the film title stands for the names of the musicians; déjà vu from the French can in German as in English as a term ( Faith / feel anything experienced previously to have = D. v.) to be understood literally or as a description: ever experienced.


  • Neil Young and the old men: The protest song comes back. In taz.de, February 9, 2008
  • Harald Pauli: The Americans have had enough of it. In: Focus 10 February, 2008