Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles dies at age 88, manager at film company says

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 06, 2015 12:35 PM

(Reuters) - Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles, known for films such as "Grey Gardens" and "Gimme Shelter" that he worked on with his brother, has died at age 88, the operations manager at his film company said on Friday.

Maysles died late on Thursday in New York, said the manager, Edo Choi. He declined to immediately release further details.

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)