Today at The Clinton: Saturday, May 28

7:00pm Teen Witch

CST Music Sundays presents GIMME SHELTER

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Sometimes movies are about music and musicians, be they documentary or features. Sometimes it's a movie's soundtrack that stays with you long after the story line and characters have faded.

On Music Sundays, we're bringing some of the most interesting music movies over the last one hundred plus years of filmmaking and from all corners of the globe.

Coming up:

March 6 -- JUBILEE (United Kingdom, 1978)

March 13 -- SMITHEREENS (USA, 1982)

March 20 -- ORIGINAL CAST ALBUM: "COMPANY" (USA, 1970)

March 27 -- HYPE! (USA, 1976)

CST Music Sundays presents GIMME SHELTER

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'Gimme Shelter' is not a concert film but a statement of a sea change, of the group way back when and of an end to its and the public's innocence and to the counterculture that once flourished.

Donald J. Levit, ReelTalk Movie Reviews

 

There is death everywhere, and of every sort, in the dead, drugged eyes and in the jostling, nervous kicks and shoves. Everyone is a danger to himself and to others.

Elizabeth Hardwick, The New York Review of Books

 

This is a seminal rock doc, and the actual music is only a small part of the magic.

Chris Vognar, Dallas Morning News

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GIMME SHELTER
Director: 
Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin
Country: 
United States
Year: 
1970
Runtime: 
91 minutes

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, Direct Cinema pioneers David and Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin were there to immortalize on film the bloody slash that transformed a decade's dreams into disillusionment.

Special Admission

$5-8 suggested; no one turned away for lack of funds.

$6 ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE.