Harlem’s Albert Maysles founder of In 2005 Albert founded the Maysles Institute in Harlem will be in Hollywood to present his masterpieces “Salesman” and “Give Me Shelter” at the fourth-annual TCM Classic Film Festival on April 25-28, 2013. Continue reading
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You don’t want to miss our next Members Night Out. We are having a reception for members on June 17, at 6:30 before the screening of Tahrir: Liberation Square
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Newsmakers, Experts and Current Events in the World of Harlem.
Host Danny Tisdale speaks to Albert Maysles (pictured left) and Vee Bravo, Maysles Cinema, and Raphael Benavides, East Harlem Film Festival about “the renaissance” and the future of film in Harlem. Continue reading
Documentary filmmaker, Albert Maysles, has met the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fidel Castro and Haile Selassie. Now he’s meeting some of the residents of Harlem. He moved from the Dakota to Central Harlem because “I felt it was time to move up in the world.” Continue reading
AT age 82, the documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles is one of the protean figures in his field. It is hardly surprising that the four-story brownstone on West 122nd Street in Harlem that he moved to in 2005 is filled with art and artifacts reflecting a century of cultural, social and political history.
Oscar nominated, pioneering filmmaker, Albert Maysles takes us on an evocative journey in Harlem
Check out Maysles Cinema at Lenox Avenue (beteen 127th and 128th Streets).
Giuliani Time (2006, 130 minutes. Directed by Kevin Keating)
Investigates the ‘new’ New York City that then-Mayor Rudy Giuliani claimed he helped create.
Q&A with Director, Keven Keating to follow!
Documentary films are a notoriously tough sell, especially those that, in the cinema vérité tradition of Albert Maysles, favor careful observation over first-person editorializing. But the Maysles Cinema, a nonprofit theater in Harlem founded by Mr. Maysles, who, with his late brother David, made such landmark films as “Salesman” (1968) and “Grey Gardens” (1975), aims to show nothing but documentaries, and intends to build an audience through them, not in spite of them.