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August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Biography and Timeline

Playwright August Wilson (1945 - 2005) rose from humble beginnings to become a celebrated Broadway fixture with his 10-play cycle chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th century. His awards include Tony, two Pulitzers and seven New York Drama Critics Circle Awards.

Jan 28th, 2015 | 0 comments

August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - About the Film

Explore the life and legacy of the playwright some call America's Shakespeare, who chronicled the 20th-century black experience. Features James Earl Jones, Phylicia Rashad, Laurence Fishburne, Viola Davis, new dramatic readings and rare footage.

Dec 18th, 2014 | 0 comments

Alice Walker - Biography and Awards

A selection of awards and list of works by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker.

Feb 14th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - #SheDocs Online Film Festival Kicks Off With Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

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.

Feb 9th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Web Exclusive Video: Alice Walker Describes Creativity

"Creation is a sustained period of bliss..." says writer Alice Walker in this web exclusive outtake from Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth.

Feb 6th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Interview with Film Director Pratibha Parmar

Parmar talks about Walker's literary canon, the challenge of visual storytelling when the topic is literature, and what Parmar wanted to achieve, both artistically and as a record of Walker's contributions to women's history.

Feb 6th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Film Excerpt. What's in a Name to Alice Walker

Alice Walker shares why she chose to keep and embrace her maiden name.

Feb 4th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Web Exclusive Video: Danny Glover on Alice Walker

Actor and activist Danny Glover played the male lead in The Color Purple (1985), the film adaptation of Alice Walker's novel. In this film outtake, Glover speaks about Walker's literary work in the context of her continuous activism, beginning with the Civil Rights Movement in the South, where she was born and raised.

Feb 4th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Web Exclusive Video: Gloria Steinem on Alice Walker

"It's not possible to separate Alice from her work," says writer and feminist Gloria Steinem, a lifelong friend of Walker's. "Of anyone I've ever known or could possibly imagine, she's the most true."

Feb 4th, 2014 | 0 comments
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