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• Filmed and written by Albert Maysles

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Psychiatry In Russia

Albert Maysles, 1955, 14 min

Film Synopsis

In 1955, Albert Maysles traveled by motorcycle throughout
Russia. During this trip, he shot what was to become his first
film, PSYCHIATRY IN RUSSIA, an unprecedented view into Soviet
mental healthcare. Originally televised in 1956 by the David Garroway Show on NBC-TV and WGBH public television.