Film Screening

Thursday, May 09, 2013
The Last Waltz

Part of Farewell Films

The Last Waltz

Date + Time

Thursday, May 09, 2013
7:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

Martin Scorsese, The Last Waltz, 1978, 117 min., 35mm

Often considered to be the definitive live concert film, The Last Waltz is Martin Scorsese's 35mm documentation of The Band's farewell performance at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom in 1976. With guest appearances from Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Dr. John, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters, Neil Young, and Bob Dylan (who The Band had once played with as backing musicians), this last dance brings everyone to the dance floor.

Participants

Introduced by Stella Lochman, education and public programs assistant, SFMOMA

Admission + Ticketing

$5 general; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires a free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium).

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Image: Martin Scorsese, The Last Waltz, 1978; photo: courtesy Park Circus