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FILM - Gimme Shelter
March 11, 2014
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
Directed by Albert and David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin
1970, 90 min.
Featuring the Rolling Stones, Ike and Tina Turner, Jefferson Airplane
This film captures the visceral excitement of Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones. The film opens as the Stones begin a tour of the U.S. with a successful concert in Madison Square Garden where Jagger gives a rousing rendition of "Sympathy for the Devil." The documentary then focuses on the free concert at Altamont, California where 3,000 people came to celebrate Woodstock West.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!
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