Albert Maysles Dead: Documentary Filmmaker Dies at 88

March 6, 2015 6:57 PM

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Albert Maysles, who collaborated along with his late brother David in a documentary film career that included the troubling 1970 concert documentary Gimme Shelter, has died. He was 88.

The director and cinematographer, an Oscar nominee, died Thursday at his home in Manhattan of natural causes, Stacey Farrar, marketing director at the Maysles Center in New York, confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.

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