Nick Broomfield presents his new documentary, “The Stones & Brian Jones,” uncovering the legacy of Brian Jones, founding member of The Rolling Stones, who died at age 27.
Filmmaker Nick Broomfield has unveiled his newest documentary, “The Stones & Brian Jones,” releasing this November. Offered by Magnolia Photos, and produced and directed by Broomfield, the movie uncovers the true story and legacy of Brian Jones, the founder and inventive driving drive behind the early days of The Rolling Stones.
That includes interviews with all the primary gamers, with unseen archive launched for the primary time, “The Stones & Brian Jones” explores the musical genius of Jones, key to the band’s early success, and the way his loss of life at age 27 left him behind within the shadows of historical past.
At age 14, director Nick Broomfield met Brian Jones by probability on a prepare on the top of the latter’s success. The movie appears to be like on the relationships and rivalries throughout the Rolling Stones within the band’s early life, whereas exploring the iconoclastic freedom and enthusiasm of the ‘60s.
“The Rolling Stones have been a significant affect in my early life. Brian and Mick have been heroes of the day; their revolt and breaking of the foundations have been an ideal inspiration to us,” says Broomfield of his inspiration to create the documentary. “Making this movie was a possibility for me to have a look at that formative growing-up time, till the shock of Brian’s loss of life in 1969 — the darkest second within the historical past of The Stones, when issues modified.”
The present lineup of The Rolling Stones — together with the incomparable Mick Jagger, who turned 80 in July — will launch Hackney Diamonds on October 20. The band’s first studio album of unique materials in 18 years, Hackney Diamonds, can also be the primary with out founding member and drummer Charlie Watts, who handed away in 2021. To tease the album, the band took out a false advert in a neighborhood Hackney newspaper, containing loads of references to The Stones to thrill astute followers.