From the Vaults: Albert Maysles: Anne S. Lewis interviews Albert Maysles for the Chronicle

March 7, 2015 11:03 PM

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From the Vaults: Albert Maysles: Anne S. Lewis interviews Albert Maysles for the Chronicle

The pioneering documentarian Albert Maysles died this week at the age of 88. With his brother David, he was the director of such films as Grey Gardens and Gimme Shelter, and many other classics of American cinéma verité.

At the Chronicle, we've been fortunate over the years to publish several interviews conducted by writer Anne S. Lewis with Albert Maysles, the filmmaker she identified as "one of the kahunas of cinéma vérité." An interview she conducted in 2000 was selected to appear in the book Albert and David May...

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