Photo: Arrow Kruse

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Maysles Films, Inc.


• Directors: Albert Maysles, Bradley Kaplan

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More Than a Paycheck: America’s Hardest Workers

Albert Maysles, Bradley Kaplan, 2011, 25 min

Film Synopsis

Albert Maysles turns his lens on some of the country's greatest unsung heroes in this documentary special featuring five individuals who have raised the bar for hard work in America today. Featuring a cattle rancher in South Dakota, a baker in Brooklyn, and including the winner of Mitchum's Hardest Working Person in America contest,
Chad Pregracke of East Moline, IL (who has removed over 7 million pounds of garbage from the Mississippi River), Maysles Films gives us a unique, behind-the-scenes look into the lives of some of the most engaging, hardest working people in America.