David Maysles

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    The Big Store: On March 30, AFI Screens the "Lost" Legendary Neimans Doc at NorthPark

    On Friday, in the comments to Rawlins Gilliand's Neimans recollections, Friend of Unfair Park Joseph B. wrote:I recently read an article on famed documentarian Frederick Wiseman and discovered he filmed a 4 hour documentary on Neiman Narcus here in Dallas back in the early 80's. Anyone seen it? Seve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2007

    Dallas Does Tony

    Park Cities-raised Doug Wright is among those with local ties nominated for a Tony Award, which is, you know, quite a tony award. The announcement of the 2007 Tony Awards nominations yesterday thrilled three folks with Dallas ties. Dallas actress Julie White, bright and brassy in The Little Dog Laug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2006

    The Other Wright Man (Doug, In This Case)

    One of the pleasures in writing this week about Doug Wright's new Broadway production was seeing for the first time the documentary that inspired it: Grey Gardens by Albert and David Maysles, the brothers who started making docs in 1955. With Richard Leacock and D.A. Pennebaker and Robert Drew, they ... More >>

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Feel My Rage

    Doug Wright channeled his anger from growing up gay in the Park Cities into bizarre and brilliant plays

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    Trip to Bountiful

    Oh, the talent given us at this year's remarkable Dallas Video Festival

  • Film

    July 29, 2004

    Head Trip

    Between hard rock and a safe place, Metallica finds itself

  • Film

    April 22, 2004

    Truth Be Told

    It's the docs that rock this year's USAFF schedule

  • Culture

    February 19, 2004

    Fab Film

    Forty years ago, Al Maysles met the Beatles