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What Harlem Wants, the Maysles Cinema Gets

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

From rooftop films to free concerts in nearly every park, New York offers a bounty of reasons to leave the buzz of your apartment’s air conditioning this summer. One small, 55-person movie theater adds to the mix by bringing a wide range of documentaries and classic cinema to Harlem.

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Studio 360

Spies, Theremin, Gimme Shelter

Saturday, July 27, 2002

Kurt Andersen and John Ridley, the screenwriter for Undercover Brother, talk about spies and why they feed our imagination. We visit the spanking-new spy museum in Washington, with a real-life master of disguise. And a dancer transcends the obstacles of a profound physical loss.

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Studio 360

Albert Maysles and Gimme Shelter

Saturday, July 27, 2002

Director Albert Maysles makes documentaries by taking long, unhurried looks at the subject matter. He tells us how he developed his eye, and then walks us through a moment in Gimme Shelter, his 1970 film about the Rolling Stones. 

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