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Stephane
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 04:11 PM
Good Morning Everyone, This morning I watched the interviews of Mr Albert Maysles, I found them...
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Good Morning Everyone, This morning I watched the interviews of Mr Albert Maysles, I found them great. Best regards to All, Stephane Belizaire
So, I looked at the drawing and at the top of the drawing was a black cloud and just below that three enormous Stars of David in the form of kites. And then below that a whole string of people, each person crossed out, and below these people railway tracks. Well, that's when he was six.

Albert Maysles (1926-2015) known for his important documentaries on Muhammad Ali, Jimi Hendrix and The Beatles, pioneered the documentary style known as Direct Cinema. He helped create techniques still widely used in modern documentary production, as well as many of the techniques used in reality TV.

Listeners: Tamara Tracz Rebekah Maysles Sara Maysles

Tamara Tracz is a writer and filmmaker based in London.

Rebekah Maysles, daughter of Albert Maysles, is an artist living between New York and Philadelphia. She has her own line of clothing, Blackberryrose, and co-runs the store Sodafine in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, New York, a vintage and handmade store that sells clothing, books and other products made by artists.

Sara Maysles, daughter of Albert Maysles, is currently doing her BA in East Asian Studies at Columbia University, and working as an Archivist of the photographs and photographic material at Maysles Films Inc., Albert‚s film production company. She spent ten months out of two years working with Tibetan refugees at a center in Nepal, and continues to travel back and forth between America and Asia.

Tags: Star of David

Duration: 33 seconds

Date story recorded: September 2004

Date story went live: 24 January 2008