news films

Rights and Distribution:

Rights Reserved to Maysles Films, Inc.
Distribution by Maysles Films, Inc.

Key Credits:

Produced by NBC
Filmmakers Albert Maysles and David Maysles
Camera Albert Maysles

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©1962, directed by Albert and David Maysles, 16mm, b&w, 8 mins

Film Synopsis:

An early Maysles Bros. “work for hire” for the NBC network
news program Update. Produced at the height of the Cold War
by acclaimed screenwriter Bo Goldman, the subject is one
Anastasia Stevens, an American dancer in the Bolshoi Ballet