Nov172012

Rockumentary film screening: The Last Waltz

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Albert Watson, Jagger/Leopard, 1992, gelatin silver print, private collection

Overview

A farewell to one of rock's most prolific acts, this concert film documentary ends up becoming a celebration of an era. After spending a gruelling 16 years on the road, The Band decided to call it quits.  They collectively determined to stage this final show at Bill Graham's Winterland on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 1976.

There are great songs performed by many here; by Ronnie Hawkins, Mac "Dr John" Rebennack, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Paul Butterfield, Neil Diamond, Muddy Waters , Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton.

117 mins. Directed by Martin Scorsese, 1978

Saturday 17 November - 2pm
Auditorium - free entry

 

Image: Albert Watson, Jagger/Leopard, 1992
gelatin silver print, private collection

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Type

Film

Date & Time

Saturday 17 November 2pm

Location

Auditorium, Lower ground level

Services

  • Wheelchair access available
  • Free
  • Wheelchairs available

Cost

Free

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