All articles by Robert Phillip Kolker

From the Sight and Sound archive

Witness to a killing: the Maysles brothers on Gimme Shelter

In this interview from our Autumn 1971 issue, re-published to mark the film’s 50th anniversary, David and Albert Maysles discuss Gimme Shelter, their document of the Rolling Stones’s 1969 US tour that culminated with the violence and murder of Altamont.

By Robert Phillip Kolker

Witness to a killing: the Maysles brothers on Gimme Shelter