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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S18 Ep8: Julia! America's Favorite Chef


Julia was a larger-than-life figure who revolutionized the way that Americans ate.

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S31 Ep4: James Beard: America's First Foodie


Today’s American food movement can be traced back to one man: James Beard.

S29 Ep8: The Women's List


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

S28 Ep2: Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film


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

The Boomer List


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

Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin' - Director's Cut


The definitive film about the legendary rock musician, Jimi Hendrix.