American Masters celebrates Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage as part of VOCES’s Imagen Award-nominated season in the category of Best Informational Program. The Imagen Foundation recognizes Latinx talent, celebrating diversity in the entertainment industry. The awards are determined by an independent panel of industry executives and Latino community leaders. Established in 1985, the Imagen […]
We are honored to announce our nomination in the category of “Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series” at the 72nd Emmy® Awards. The series has earned 76 Emmy nominations and 28 Emmy Awards, including 10 for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special. Congratulations to all of the incredible filmmakers, producers, directors, partners and […]
American Masters — Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a finalist for the 2020 Hugo Award in the category of “Best Related Work.” Directed by Arwen Curry and produced with Le Guin’s participation over a decade, the film is an intimate journey through the writer’s worlds, both real and fantastic. Likened to the Academy […]
Comic legend Carl Reiner describes the pleasure he’s gotten from hearing from people who were influenced in their lives and careers by his own work on both “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and the famous sketch he created with his best friend Mel Brooks, “The 2000 Year Old Man.”
“I wanted to be an operatic tenor,” said Carl Reiner in this 2016 interview with the PBS NewsHour. “My father had these Red Seal Records of Enrico Caruso. I lack one thing. Two things actually. Pitch and timing.” Reiner died Monday, June 29th at age 98. He was the creator of and a writer for […]
In 1959, on a hot, muggy evening, jazz great Miles Davis was on a break in between sets at the famed Birdland jazz club in New York City. He went outside to smoke a cigarette in front of the club when, as he described it, "this white policeman comes up to me and tells me to move on."
Civil rights activist, community organizer and author DeRay Mckesson is a longtime advocate for police and justice reform. He first rose to prominence as a demonstrator in 2014 on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, where protests erupted following the murder of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. Ferguson is seen as the birthplace of […]