American Masters

American Masters, committed to producing comprehensive film biographies about the broad cast of characters who comprise our cultural history.

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S31 Ep8: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive


See a new side of innovative writer Edgar Allan Poe, best known for Gothic horror tales.

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S29 Ep9: The Women's List


Meet 15 women who define contemporary American culture in Greenfield-Sanders’ new film.

S29 Ep3: Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film


Discover the violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students and archival performances.

S28 Ep9: The Boomer List


Meet 19 iconic baby boomers from this influential generation born between 1946 and 1964.