Doc Watchers Presents: A Special Screening of Salesman in Honor of Al Maysles' 85th Birthday on November 26th Curated by Hellura Lyle of Doc Watchers- a Harlem, community-based documentary film screening club and series
Salesman Dir. Albert Maysles, David Maysles & Charlotte Zwerin, 1968, 85 min. The documentary follows four salesmen as they travel across New England and Southeast Florida trying to sell expensive Bibles door-to-door in low-income neighborhoods. The film focuses in particular on the struggles of salesman Paul Brennan, a middle-aged Irish-American Roman Catholic from Boston, who struggles to keep up his sales.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Albert Maysles
Maysles Cinema (View)
343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027