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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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

01:53:02

Dr. Maya Angelou was a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer who inspired generations.



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Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl

01:53:14

"The Queen of Country Music” is still going strong after more than 50 years of music.

Carole King: Natural Woman

53:11

King tells her story in a new documentary with previously unseen and rare performances.

The Women's List

54:14

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

Althea

01:23:10

The story of Althea Gibson, queen of the highly segregated tennis world in the 1950s.

Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film

53:10

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

The Boomer List

01:22:56

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