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Dorothea Lange - Director Dyanna Taylor on Making the Film

See Dyanna Taylor at work on the American Masters documentary, Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, which she directed, produced, wrote and narrated.

Aug 18th, 2014 | 0 comments

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George Plimpton - Collaborative Filmmaking with Two Directors

Luke Poling and Tom Bean talk about collaborative documentary filmmaking, from archival research to editing. Poling and Bean are co-directors, co-writers and co-producers of Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself.

Apr 10th, 2014 | 0 comments

A Fierce Green Fire - How to Make a Film on the Environment

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Mark Kitchell shares the process and struggles of making his environmental film, A Fierce Green Fire, which documents the environmental movement of the 20th century.

Mar 25th, 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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Pete Seeger - In Memoriam. Exclusive Clips and Interviews from The Power of Song (2008).

In memoriam: Pete Seeger (1919 - 2014), an American Master. Watch archival footage of Seeger performing and exclusive interviews with Seeger, Arlo Guthrie and Natalie Maines. American Masters Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2008) will be rebroadcast on PBS starting starting January 30, 2014. Check local listings.

Jan 28th, 2014 | 4 comments

JD Salinger - Shane Salerno, Filmmaker Interview

Filmmaker Shane Salerno dedicated ten years of his life to answering three questions about the elusive, yet famous writer, J.D. Salinger. In this interview with the writer and director of Salinger, find out what inspired Salerno, and what it took to find the answers.

Jan 6th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Mel Brooks - #ComedyFest Live: Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner with Judd Apatow

Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner in conversation with director and writer Judd Apatow, marking the day on which the 2000 Year Old Man joins Twitter.

Apr 29th, 2013 | 4 comments

Philip Roth - Film Comment: William Karel, Co-Writer & Co-Director

An interview with Philip Roth: Unmasked co-writer and co-director William Karel, a French film director and author known for his historical and political documentaries, including Dark Side of the Moon, Looking for Nicolas Sarkozy, The World According to Bush, 1929, Poison d'avril, La fille du juge.

Feb 2nd, 2013 | 0 comments

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David Geffen - Film Comment: Susan Lacy on David Geffen

Susan Lacy, creator and executive producer of American Masters, explains the drive behind telling David Geffen's story, as well as the obstacles of capturing the life of a behind the scenes man. Lacy also takes time to answer viewers' questions about the film.

Jan 8th, 2013 | 0 comments
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