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    Anthony Bourdain Preps for His Chat with Albert Maysles By Chatting with Us About Food and Film

    What do restaurant industry veteran and TV personality Anthony Bourdain and legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles have in common? Tonight they're going to find out.

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    Advice to Doc Filmmakers from Albert Maysles: Establish an Empathizing Relationship

    Jessica Edwards recently published a book of essays she edited, where she asks documentary filmmakers to tell her something -- specifically, some words of advice for other documentary filmmakers. In this excerpt, direct cinema hero Albert Maysles shares his advice for other doc filmmakers.

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    Exclusive Clip from 'Meet Marlon Brando,' Maysles Brothers Doc, Available for the First Time

    "Meet Marlon Brando," the documentary by Albert Maysles and David Maysles, will be available for the first time since its 1965 theatrical release on Fandor starting tomorrow.

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    The 25 Documentaries That Most Inspire Other Doc Filmmakers

    Cinema Eye Honors, the organization that hosts the documentary community's very own awards show has for several years asking its members what documentary films most inspire them.

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    Maysles Cinema Celebrates Al Maysles' 86th Birthday with Friends, Food and the Timeless Tunes of the Stones

    Clad in a suit, spectacles and a smile wide as can be, legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles ("Grey Gardens," "Salesman") celebrated a landmark 86th birthday at the Maysles Cinema in Harlem Friday, Dec. 7. After a short reception, during which his daughter tended bar to ...

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    Watch: Michel Gondry's Multi-Screen Vid For Living Sisters' & R.E.M's "Uberlin" With Aaron Johnson

    James Franco, Albert Maysles, Lance Bangs & More Tapped To Direct Videos For R.E.M.While "The Green Hornet" was a forgettable comic book movie marred by more than a few problems, director Michel Gondry did get to sneak in some of his distinctive style from time-to-time including an ambitious split screen sequence, one of the few highlights of the film. But overall, it was a Gondry film in name only. Well, for those seeking the wickedly lo-fi creativity of the director that put him on the map, look no further than the latest video for The Living Sisters (via Wired). Helmed by Gondry, the triple split screen video is a charming tale about the b...

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    Albert Maysles Says He Has An Unreleased Grand Funk Railroad Documentary In The Can

    And 4 Other Things Learned From The Filmmaker Who Talks The Fine Line Of Documentaries, Michael Moore's Ethics, And Whether Jackie Kennedy Onassis Actually Saw 'Grey Gardens' Documentary kings Albert and David Maysles started off small, making travelogue documentaries in foreign countries before landing their first notable output "What's Happening! The Beatles in the U.S.A." This strong, humanistic look at some of the most popular musicians of all time paved the way for their magically consistent output of the late '60s and '70s, from the cinema verité non-intrusional epic "Salesman" to the subject of politics and legal obstructions of art i...

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