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.
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 →
On 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 →
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 →
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. Continue Reading →
In 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 →
Tongues Untied is a film essay by Marlon Riggs, a Texas-born African American poet, filmmaker, educator, and gay rights activist. The film, which Riggs describes as his legacy, celebrates black men loving black men as a revolutionary act. Continue Reading →
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