Award Name : National Medal of Arts
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Arts
Location : Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Albert Maysles, documentary filmmaker, for rethinking and remaking documentary film in America. One of the pioneers of direct cinema, he has offered authentic depictions of people and communities across the globe for nearly 60 years. By capturing raw emotions and representations, his work reflects the unfiltered truths of our shared humanity.In 2014,he receives the National Medal of Arts award.