The new documentary American Masters—Maya Angelou

  • Ongoing: indefinitely
  • Tuesday: 8:00pm
  • Where: Premieres nationwide at 8 p.m. on PBS
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit: Not available

The new documentary American Masters—Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise premieres nationwide at 8 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and is available on DVD from PBS Distribution--the day Malcolm X was assassinated back in 1965. He and Dr. Maya Angelou's work together and her relationship with James Baldwin are discussed in the film, which also features new interviews with Dr. Angelou (filmed just before her death in 2014), Oprah Winfrey, Common, Bill and Hillary Clinton, and others. Videos & more: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/maya-angelou-film/7533/
In tandem with the documentary, San Francisco PBS station KQED has launched a Maya Angelou micro-site, called Maya Angelou: Legacy of An Artist, featuring a series of stories concentrating on Dr. Angelou's history in the Bay Area, 10 episodes of her 1968 public television series Blacks, Blues, Black!, and more: ww2.kqed.org/arts/2017/01/20/maya-angelou-legacy-of-an-artist/

This event was posted Feb. 16, 2017 and last updated Feb. 16, 2017