Films By Albert Maysles

"[Grey Gardens] transformed the art and craft of documentary film … an otherworldly experience not quite like anything else in the history of cinema." – Salon ... In the autumn of 1973, Albert (Iris, MIFF 2015) and David Maysles (Salesman, MIFF 1970) spent six weeks filming "Big Edie" and "Little Edie" Beale, an elderly mother and middle-aged daughter (who were cousins of Jackie Kennedy) living in... Read more
"A joyous celebration of creativity and razor-sharp wit sustained into old age." – Variety ... At 93 years of age, New York fashion icon Iris Apfel is as flamboyant and inventive as ever; her humour and intelligence as undiminished by time as her talent for reappropriating old garments and found objects into eccentric, eye-catching designs. ... The last full film of acclaimed documentarian Albert ... Read more
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