Join the Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem for the inaugural Albie Awards, an evening at the Century Association on Thursday, September 26, 2018, to celebrate what we love about legendary filmmaker Al Maysles.
On a snowy night in February 1972, the 33 year old jazz trumpet star Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City.
The NY Post reports that long into his 80s, Albert Maysles always preferred buses and trains to taxis.
Almost every family has skeletons in the closet and relatives they wish would recede into the woodwork. Such was true of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her sister Lee Radziwill.
The Van Lier Fellows want you to share your unique perspective on your community in this bustling city in our first youth-run showcase!
Presented in partnership with The Studio Museum in Harlem, Studio Screen is a nonfiction film series addressing the on and off screen legacies of socially engaged cultural movements of the 1970s.
Produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY and Maysles Cinema. 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party and the buzz surrounding this historic milestone is electrifying.
Before Jimi Hendrix played in Harlem at Harlem’s United Block Association Benefit concert in 1969, he played on a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll.
In October of 1980 Muhammad Ali was preparing to fight for an unprecedented fourth heavyweight title against his friend and former sparring partner Larry Holmes.
In Transit journeys into the hearts and minds of everyday passengers aboard Amtrak’s Empire Builder, the busiest long-distance train route in America.
There’s a postage stamp of urban sidewalk known by people of a certain age for having burned to the ground. A more recent generation knows it as the place where hip-hop was born.
The latest film from legendary documentarian and Maysles Documentary Center and Cinema in Harlem founder Albert Maysles (Salesman, Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens),
On Monday, July 28th, Albert Maysles will be in Washington D.C. to receive the National Medal of Arts from President Obama.
Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) will celebrate the kickoff of the 30th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) at FLC from May 10 to 16.
Hi-ARTS, New York City’s premier incubator for urban art, will launch the inaugural Outdoor Film Festival on July 6, 2022.