Albert, together with brother David Maysles, are the documentary filmmaking team credited with founding "direct cinema" with films including, "Salesman" (1968), "Gimme Shelter" (1970) and "Grey Gardens" (1976).
Since David Maysles dead in 1987, Albert has continued to make films on his own and, in
Grace Jones is a singer, actress, model, and fashion icon. She got her started as a disco star in the seventies, and became Andy Warhol's muse. Along with the photographer Jean-Paul Goude, Jones created a futuristic, masculine style which is as well known as her powerful voice. She released the album
Paul Greengrass is an English writer and director who is known for specialising in docu-drama and his partiular hand-held camera style. He started out directing made-for tv movies, and co-authored a book called Spycatcher that the British government tried unsuccessfully to ban. But he came to prom
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Cormac McCarthy was born in Rhode Island on July 20, 1933. He is the third of six children (the eldest son) born to Charles Joseph and Gladys Christina McGrail McCarthy (he has two brothers and three sisters). Originally named Charles (after his father