With Maysles Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Paris Is Burning (1990)
R | 71 min | Documentary
A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
Votes: 10,388 | Gross: $3.78M
3. Public Speaking (2010)
84 min | Documentary
A feature-length documentary starring Fran Lebowitz, a writer known for her unique take on modern life. The film weaves together extemporaneous monologues with archival footage and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,485 | Gross: $0.06M
4. Gimme Shelter (1970)
GP | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Thriller
A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.
Votes: 10,020 | Gross: $0.25M
5. Salesman (1969)
G | 91 min | Documentary, Drama
Four relentless door-to-door salesmen deal with constant rejection, homesickness and inevitable burnout as they go across the country selling very expensive bibles to low-income Catholic families.
6. The Beales of Grey Gardens (2006)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
Utilizing hours of unseen archival footage, The Beales is a new take on the women of Grey Gardens.
9. The Love We Make (2011 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, Paul McCartney travels through the streets of New York and organizes a benefit concert.
10. Meet Marlon Brando (1966)
Not Rated | 28 min | Documentary, Short
Journalists from all over America meet Marlon Brando in a New York hotel room to interview him about his new film, Morituri. Seeing this as an opportunity to let the legendary actor promote... See full summary »
12. LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton (2001 TV Movie)
89 min | Documentary
This documentary follows a Mississippi Delta school district and a single Delta family as they struggle against the crippling effects of poverty in the wake of more than one hundred years of slavery.
13. The Gates (2007)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary
A documentary on New York City's biggest public art project ever, an installation called "The Gates," by Christo and Jeanne Claude.
14. Christo's Valley Curtain (1974)
Not Rated | 28 min | Documentary, Short
Christo, an artist, wants to put a piece of orange fabric across a valley. This Oscar-nominated film documents his success showing how a large piece of fabric can look small when accomplished.
16. Running Fence (1977)
Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary
An engrossing document of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's efforts to build a 24 1/2-mile-long, 18-foot-high fence of white fabric across the hills of northern California. The artists' struggle ... See full summary »
17. What's Happening! The Beatles in the U.S.A. (1964 TV Movie)
81 min | Documentary, Music, News
A documentary following the Fab Four for five days in 1964. A humorous and freewheeling account of their first trip to America.
18. Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment (2000)
193 min | Documentary
This is a documentary about direct-cinema from its very beginnings (Nanook of the North) to the fake-direct-cinema of the Blair Witch Project. All the important direct-cinema filmmakers are... See full summary »
19. Umbrellas (1994)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary
The controversial story of the artist Christo's grand-scale environmental art project in Japan and California that ended in the tragic death of two of its spectators. At its world premiere ... See full summary »
21. Horowitz Plays Mozart (1987)
50 min | Documentary, Musical
Scientifically, his music has a great positive influence in the unborn child's brain.
22. Journey to Jerusalem (1968)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Music
Three weeks after the Six-Day War, Leonard Bernstein plans a historic concert atop Mount Scopus; played by Isaac Stern and the Israel Philharmonic.
23. Jessye Norman Sings Carmen (1989)
57 min | Documentary, Music
Making of the recording of Carmen by Bizet. Starring Jessye Norman, Mirella Freni, Neil Shicoff, Simon Estes, and the Orchestre national de France conducted by Seiji Ozawa.
25. Gimme Shelter: Outtakes (2000 Video)
18 min | Short, Music
Unused footage from the legendary documentary of the Rolling Stones mixing "Little Queenie" in the studio; performing "Oh Carol" and "Prodigal Son" at Madison Square Garden; and Mick hanging out back stage with Ike and Tina Turner.
26. Islands (1987 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary, Family
A film that further explores the artists' fusion of culture, environment and politics. Christo and Jeanne-Claude's fight for permission to surround eleven islands in Miami's Biscayne Bay ... See full summary »
10 min | Documentary, Short
A film portrait of photographer Sylvia Plachy.
29. IBM: A Self-Portrait (1964)
35 min | Documentary, Short
Told in the Maysles' intimatible style, IBM: A SELF PORTRAIT captures the future corporate juggernaut at an early stage of their development. The emphasis here is on the human ingenuity ... See full summary »
33. Close Up: Portraits (2008 TV Movie)
Close Up: Portraits features a roster of the world's top photographers, caught in the creative act, behind the camera. As captured through the lens of Albert Maysles, a legendary filmmaker ... See full summary »
90 min | Documentary
Director: Helga Hirsch
35. More Than a Paycheck: Mitchum Presents America's Hardest Workers (2010 TV Movie)
25 min | Documentary
36. Communities in Schools and Bill Milliken: Never Give Up on a Child (2010 TV Movie)
American Masters (1985– )
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket
TV-14 | 87 min | Documentary, Biography
Profiles the life and work of author/civil rights activist, James Baldwin.
Independent Lens (1999– )
Grey Gardens: From East Hampton to Broadway
50 min | Documentary
This 50-minute documentary unfolds the creative journey of Albert Maysles' cult classic, GREY GARDENS - from non-fiction film to spectacularly mounted Broadway musical. Captured in the 1975... See full summary »
30 for 30 (2009– )
Muhammad and Larry
51 min | Documentary, Biography, History
We follow the preparations for Ali's final attempt to win back the World Heavyweight title. Even during the lead up to the fight grave concerns were held for Ali's health and the man who ... See full summary »