Articles tagged david maysles, albert maysles, ellen hovde, muffie meyer, susan froemke

Albert Maysles’ Final Film, ‘In Transit’, Now Screening in Select Theaters

The documentary pioneer, who passed away earlier this year, leaves behind one last film to his name, documents lives on board the Amtrak Empire Builder train.

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10 Culturally Iconic Moments in the Career of Albert Maysles (1926 - 2015)

Though he never received the appreciation of his peers, documentarian Albert Maysles' mark on the genre remains indelible, and important. Here are 10 reasons why.

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Albert Maysles by Joe McElhaney

Albert Maysles and his brother David created some of the best-known documentaries of the 20th century, and developed a distinctive style of filmmaking which has generated much debate about the documentary as a creative form and the ethics of creating documentary films.

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Grey Gardens/ The Beales of Grey Gardens (1975)

In celebration of the premiere of HBO's stellar TV movie on the Beales, SE&L brings you this review of the original documentaries that started it all.

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Independent Lens: Grey Gardens: From East Hampton to Broadway

A charming, if aptly peculiar, holiday treat, Grey Gardens: From East Hampton to Broadway focuses on the translation of the Maysles' beloved documentary into a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.

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Part 3: The Stellar ‘70s

When it comes to post-modern moviemaking, everyone stereotypes the Me Decade as the genre's defining moment. In this case -- as illustrated by the 10 films that represent it -- the categorization is more than accurate.

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3 May 2007 // 10:01 PM

Full Frame 2: People Look Better in Pictures

Ross McElwee and Walter Mosley, among other swoon-inducing talents, hang with our trio (or rather, the trio hangs with them) for a while. You just never know who you'll meet at Full Frame...

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Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

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Grey Gardens / Salesman - PopMatters Film Review

What makes the Maysles' work special lies in how they manage, by focusing so intently on their subjects, to elicit a body of information that the audience is compelled to examine for its possible meaning.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Gimme Shelter (1970/2000)

Sixties rock and roll festivals -- given their large crowds of people, lack of sanitary facilities, bad drugs, and shortages of food and water -- were catastrophes waiting to happen. People get angry when they're uncomfortable or feel ripped off.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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