Harlem’s Maysles Documentary Center Albie Award Dinner Honoring Abigail Disney

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.

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Fania All Stars “Live In Africa” Featuring Celia Cruz Film At Museum Of The City Of NY

In 1974, during the heyday of New York City’s salsa explosion, the Fania All-Stars, a group that brought together several of the Fania record label’s most popular artists, were invited to perform in front of 80,000 people at a stadium in Zaire, Africa. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Albert Maysles Was Obsessed With Being In Transit On Amtrak

The NY Post reports that long into his 80s, Albert Maysles always preferred buses and trains to taxis. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Stanley Nelson To Be Honored With DOC NYC’s Lifetime Achievement Award

stanley-nelson-wins-awardOn Thursday, November 10, 2016, DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary film festival running Nov. 10-17, will present Stanley Nelson with a Lifetime Achievement Award, given for his distinguished output of documentaries. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Maysles Presents A Grey Gardens Party In Watermill

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The Maysles Documentary Center, The Parrish Art Museum and Hamptons International Film Festival are proud to co-present a “site specific” conversation and excerpts from the cult classic documentary, Grey Gardens.  Continue Reading →

“Muhammad And Larry” At Albert Maysles’ In Harlem

85480393-759d-444e-924b-1683bc5aa548In October of 1980 Muhammad Ali was preparing to fight for an unprecedented fourth heavyweight title against his friend and former sparring partner Larry Holmes. Continue Reading →

‘In Transit,’ By Albert Maysles In Harlem (video)

in transitIn Transit journeys into the hearts and minds of everyday passengers aboard Amtrak’s Empire Builder, the busiest long-distance train route in America. Continue Reading →

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