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American Masters

Filmmaker Interview with Pratibha Parmar

5:26

Pratibha Parmar is the writer, director and producer of "Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth." This first film biography about writer and activist Alice Walker tells Walker’s dramatic life story. Parmar talks about Walker's literary canon, the challenge of visual storytelling when the topic is literature, and what Parmar's goals were in making this film, artistically and as a record of Walker's life.

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Mike Nichols: American Masters

The late, great director (The Graduate, Angels in America) discusses his 50-year career.

53:51

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The Women's List

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

54:14

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Mike Nichols and "The Graduate"

Mike Nichols won an Academy Award for directing "The Graduate," his second film.

1:17

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Mike Nichols' Laugh

Stars of theater and film remember Mike Nichols' famous, uncontrollable laughter.

0:47

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Carole King: Natural Woman - Trailer

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

2:43

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