Albert Maysles, who along with his brother David, took the documentary feature to levels that it stands today, passed away Thursday night at his home in Manhattan. He was 88.
The development of the doc can best be looked at this way: Before and after Maysles. Before the Maysles Brothers came along, documentaries were essentially extended news pieces with a host peppering the narrative with voiceover commentary and a Q&A with the subject(s). Albert and David Maysles – arm...
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