Sheffield DocFest 2015

Celebration of the work of the documentarian who died earlier this year.

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Meet Marlon Brando Meet Marlon Brando
Meet Marlon Brando and Iris
Grey Gardens (Country: US; Year: 1976; Director: Albert Maysles, David Maysles , Muffie Meyer, Ellen Hovde)
A portrait of two ageing, reclusive New York socialites, members of the Kennedy clan.
Iris (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Albert Maysles)
Portrait of fashion and interior-design expert Iris Apfel.
Meet Marlon Brando (Year: 1966; Director: Albert Maysles, David Maysles; Stars: Marlon Brando)
Documentary observes the star being interviewed.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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