Albert and David Maysles are generally regarded as the fathers of the modern American documentary film. Beginning in the early 1960s, their pioneering work with contemporaries helped launch the 'Direct Cinema' movement.
Last week I attended the Turner Classic Movie (TCM) festival in Los Angeles. Several fashion and costume designers, including Barbara Tfank and Janie Bryant, have commented on the role fashion plays in film.
About 1,800 fans of Turner Classic Movies partied last weekend on a the network's first ever Caribbean ocean cruise, complete with screenings, Q&A and veteran actors, including Ernest Borgnine, Tippi Hedren and Eva Marie Saint.