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IU president selects rock flicks for film series

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Friday, February 1, 2013 - 7:58 am

BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University President and rock fan Michael A. McRobbie has picked four movies involving rock stars from the 1960s and '70s to be shown in a special film series on the Bloomington campus.

The films for the President's Choice Film Series at IU Cinema include "Woodstock," ''Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii," ''Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day" and "Don't Look Back," a documentary about Bob Dylan shot during a 1965 concert tour.

The film festival begins Feb. 4 and continues Feb. 11, Feb. 18 and April 29.

Tickets for all films in the series are $3 each.

McRobbie says rock has provided iconic performers and key moments in cultural history.