Stones in Exile and Gimme Shelter @ The Aero
Monday, June 28, 2010 2:41 PM
A brand new documentary on the making of Exile on Main St. unquestionably one of the finest Rolling Stones albums.
The second documentary feature GIMME SHELTER is the infamous Maysles film on the Stones concert at Altamont where Hells Angels were hired for security and a concert goer was killed as a result.
Rolling Stones Double Feature: West Coast Theatrical Premiere of New Stones film! STONES IN EXILE, 2010, Passion Pictures, 61 min. Director Stephen Kijak created this fascinating doc about the 1971 "Exile On Main Street" album from extensive unseen footage of the debauched French Riviera sessions, as well as hindsight perspectives from the survivors and rare outtakes from the Stones' masterpiece.
GIMME SHELTER, 1970, Janus Films, 91 min. Dir. Albert & David Maysles. The celebrated film of the Rolling Stones' 1969 US tour that culminated in the cataclysm at Altamont. Also features Jefferson Airplane and the Flying Burrito Brothers. Discussion between films with STONES IN EXILE director Stephen Kijak and GIMME SHELTER producer (and Stones business manager) Ron Schneider - moderated by Mods & Rockers Festival producer Martin Lewis.