Lefty, blacklistee, and documentary trailblazer
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 3, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 20 Movie Journal By Jonas Mekas David and Al Maysles, together with Ricky Leacock, are working in that style of film-making which has become known as the Direct Cinema (in France it's called Cinema-Verite) ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesApril 11, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 25Movie JournalBy Jonas MekasFor several months I have been hearing about the new film by Al and David Maysles, "The Showman." The Maysles brothers, in case you don't know, were responsible (together with Ricky Leac ... More >>
Filmmaker Al Maysles moves offices; you win
Plus one we've all been waiting for: the Reagen-obsessed serial-killer movie!
Fumbling Brooklyn hipsters fail to connect in Bujalski's fascinating micro-budget indie