Tag Archives: Albert Maysles

R.I.P. Albert Maysles

Earlier today, the legendary documentarian Albert Maysles passed away at the age of 88. A few years ago, I was lucky enough to briefly meet Maysles at a dinner and found him to be a very kind man, so it saddens me to report on his passing. The man, along[...]

D.A. Pennebaker, inventor of the music video, turns 85

HollywoodNews.com: D.A. (Donn Alan) Pennebaker turns 85 today, years young. All those so called documentary shows that clutter TV– from the Real World to Celebrity Rehab–spring from the cinema verite that Pennebaker and his cohorts Ricky Leacock, Albert Maysles, and a few others invented more than 50 years ago. Pennebaker[...]