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TCM to Honor Pioneering Documentarian Albert Maysles on March 23

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TCM to Honor Pioneering Documentarian Albert Maysles on March 23

Programming Tribute to Include Grey Gardens (1976) and Grimme Shelter (1970)

 

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the life and career of award-winning documentarian Albert Maysles

with a four-film tribute hosted by friend and documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple on Monday, March. 23. Maysles, who, with his brother, David, made passionately talked-about films, including Grey Gardens and Gimme Shelter, died March 6 at the age of 88.

The following is the complete schedule for TCM's tribute to Albert Maysles:

TCM Remembers Albert Maysles– Monday, March. 23

8:00 p.m. Grey Gardens (1976)
10:00 p.m. Salesman (1968)
11:45 p.m. Gimme Shelter  (1970)
1:30 a.m. Meet Marlon Brando (1968)
(All times Eastern)

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