The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

Screening and discussion with Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Saturday, May 4 at 7pm

Still from The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus (1968, dir. Michael Lindsay-Hogg)

Tickets: $13/$8 student (includes $3 fee)

Pre-film discussion, screening, and post-film poster-signing with director Michael Lindsay-Hogg and Melissa Auf der Maur

Featuring The Rolling Stones, Jethro Tull, the Who, Taj Mahal, Marianne Faithfull, the Dirty Mac, Yoko Ono, Sir Robert Fossett’s Circus and the Nurses

“Straight out of its time capsule, ”The Rolling Stones Rock-and-Roll Circus” brings back the sleek young Stones in all their insolent glory, recalling a time when they ruled the roost.” – The New York Times

One of the “70 Greatest Music Documentaries of All Time” – Rolling Stone 

Step right up and back in time to Swinging London when the pants were tight and the bands even tighter. Filmed as a TV special in 1968, The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll CIrcus features mesmerizing performances by The Rolling Stones, The Who, Jethro Tull, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Marianne Faithful in between real circus acts. Come experience the glory of this iconic musical extravaganza alongside its original ringmaster, director Michael Lindsay-Hogg.

Screening in conjunction with his solo exhibition, join director Michael Lindsay-Hogg and musician and Co-Director and Founder of Basilica Hudson, Melissa Auf der Maur (Hole, The Smashing Pumpkins) for a fascinating pre-film discussion about the making of the film and his trailblazing career, which includes The Beatles documentary Let It Be, groundbreaking television series Brideshead Revisited, and so much more. 

Melissa Auf der Maur (1972) musician, photographer, curator, and producer, was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. She is most prominently known for being the bass player in two seminal 90s bands, Hole and The Smashing Pumpkins. The photographs she took during her time in both bands have been published and exhibited in numerous outlets. She released two solo albums between 2004-2010 and in 2010 she co-founded the multidisciplinary art center Basilica Hudson which is still welcoming over 20,000 visitors each season. She is currently working on her memoir which will be published by Hachette Book Group.

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