Past Event

Albert Maysles: The Godfather of Documentary Cinema

Tue, Jul 28 2009 - 6:00pm

Albert Maysles: The Godfather of Documentary Cinema

Albert Maysles, Legendary Filmmaker and Cinematographer

Maysles is considered the dean of documentary filmmaking. Along with his brother David, he pioneered the craft of making nonfiction feature films, including The Beatles in the USA, Meet Marlon Brando, The Gates, Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens and three documentaries for HBO. Nominated for an Academy Award, the recipient of a Peabody, an Emmy and numerous other awards, Maysles will share his life’s work and stories from the front lines of filmmaking. 

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. wine/networking, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $12 members, $18 non-members, students free (with valid ID)

 

 

Albert Maysles: The Godfather of Documentary Cinema

Albert Maysles, Legendary Filmmaker and Cinematographer

Maysles is considered the dean of documentary filmmaking. Along with his brother David, he pioneered the craft of making nonfiction feature films, including The Beatles in the USA, Meet Marlon Brando, The Gates, Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens and three documentaries for HBO. Nominated for an Academy Award, the recipient of a Peabody, an Emmy and numerous other awards, Maysles will share his life’s work and stories from the front lines of filmmaking.