SALESMAN
1969, Janus Films, 85 min, USA, Dir: Albert Maysles, David Maysles

This landmark American documentary captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door salesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Good Book, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses - then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. Following Brennan on his daily rounds, the Maysles discover a real-life Willy Loman, walking the line from hype to despair.


GIMME SHELTER
1970, Janus Films, 91 min, USA, Dir: Albert Maysles, David Maysles

The celebrated film of the Rolling Stones' 1969 U.S. tour that culminated in the cataclysm at Altamont. Also features Jefferson Airplane and the Flying Burrito Brothers.


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