Harlem’s Albert Maysles Was Obsessed With Being In Transit On Amtrak

The NY Post reports that long into his 80s, Albert Maysles always preferred buses and trains to taxis. Continue Reading →

Apply To Maysles Center’s Teen Producers Academy’s 2017 Summer Program

The Maysles Documentary Center is now accepting applications for our Teen Producers Academy’s 2017 Summer Program, a six week film intensive where students work in small groups to produce a documentary on a subject important to them and their communities. Continue Reading →

The Schomburg Center And Maysles Documentary Center Present: ‘I Am Not A Negro’ In Harlem

In honor of Black History Month, the Schomburg Center and Maysles Documentary Center invite you to join us for a free community preview screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary, I Am Not Your Negro directed by Raoul Peck. Continue Reading →

Maysles Documentary Center’s Filmmakers Collaborative for Adults courses In Harlem

Our popular Maysles Filmmakers Collaborative for Adults courses –  Story Development & Fundraising and Production will unfortunately not be running this spring. Continue Reading →

“Yuri Kochiyama: Passion For Justice,” At Maysles Cinema In Harlem

yuri-kochiyamaThrough extensive interviews with family and friends, archival footage, music and photographs, “Yuri” chronicles the Harlem native’s contributions to social change and participation in some of the most significant events of the 20th century.  Continue Reading →

Now Taking Applications For Teen Producers Academy

065140d8-4ebb-412b-9ca5-89c3d9db49e1A 6-week summer intensive film program where youth work in small teams to make a short documentary. We are looking for youth who have a story to tell, and want to make moving and honest films about subjects important to you and your communities.

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