celebrating the 50th anniversary of what arguably is the planet's most influential rock band, moma launches the film exhibition the rolling stones - 50 years on film, featuring never-before-seen concert footage and screenings. it's a retrospective that traces the film careers of mick jagger, keith richards, charlie watts, and ronnie wood, as well as former band members brian jones, mick taylor, and bill wyman, both collectively and individually as composers, performers, producers, and actors. the band have worked with some of the most original and iconoclastic directors of their generation, and this exhibition chronicles the rolling stones' stellar career path from the mid-1960s until today through documentaries, fiction features, concert films, music videos, experimental shorts, and archival footage. click [here] to view the screening program [on through dec 1]. location: 11 west 53rd street [midtown].
photo: mick's signature pout captured on celluloid