In honor of Women's History Month, American Masters revisits women in its documentary archive and looks ahead to those whose achievements are featured in the upcoming 2014 American Masters season.
American Masters, in partnership with Women and Girls Lead, presents the special online social screening of Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, as part of the official launch of the #SheDocs online film festival.
In honor of Black History Month, American Masters looks at just ten of its artists and advocates who shaped America's culture, changed the course of history, and in particular, took a stand in the Civil Rights Movement to create a lawful and just society for all.
Watch film and chat with filmmakers Karen Thorsen and Douglas K. Dempsey; AFROPUNK; and activist Kenyon Farrow, Wednesday, February 19 at 6 pm.
Comedic legend Sid Caesar passed away February 12, 2014 at the age of 91. Caesar was a friend and mentor to Mel Brooks and the two worked together through much of Brooks’ early career. See Brooks talk about Caesar’s genius for comedy in this film excerpt from American Masters Mel Brooks: Make A Noise.
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