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DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER ALBERT MAYSLES PASSES ON

(November 26, 1926 – March 5, 2015)

Albert Maysles, who was one of the first documentary filmmakers to use hand-held cameras to spontaneously record the lives of both the famous and the unknown, has died. He was 88. In a statement, Maysles' family said the director passed away after a brief battle with cancer at his New York home Thursday night. Follow Screen Comment on Twitter during the Cannes Festival (May 13-24). Watch our ... more >