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Gimme Shelter

Directed by David and Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin. US. 1970. NR. 1 hour 31 minutes. Janus Films. Digital.
Sun., August 18, 2019 thru Mon., August 19, 2019
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August 18, 2019
1:30 pm
August 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Called the greatest rock film ever made, this landmark documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their notorious 1969 U.S. tour. When three hundred thousand members of the Love Generation collided with a few dozen Hells Angels at San Francisco’s Altamont Speedway, Documentary pioneers David and Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin were there to capture this historic tour that culminates with the infamous Altamont concert. Also features appearances by Ike & Tina Turner, The Grateful Dead and The Jefferson Airplane.