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Kim Cattrall in Boomer List

The Boomer List

Portraits of 19 Iconic Baby Boomers

Nineteen iconic baby boomers whose lives, careers and dreams for the future capture the zeitgeist of a generation are the subject of American Masters: The Boomer List, by filmmaker/photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (The Black List, The Latino List, The Out List). This influential generation born between 1946 and 1964 makes up ...

 Director Dyanna Taylor on Making the Film

USA: Photography – Dorothea Lange: Under the Trees

Director Dyanna Taylor on Making the Film

See Dyanna Taylor at work on the film Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, which she directed, produced, wrote and narrated. Taylor is the granddaughter of photographer Dorothea Lange and writer/social scientist Paul Schuster Taylor, and a Peabody- and five-time Emmy award-winning cinematographer.

Dorothea Lange with Graflex, 1937.

USA: Photography – Dorothea Lange: Under the Trees

Dorothea Lange Biography with Photo Gallery

Life Summary
Best known for her iconic photograph Migrant Mother, photographer Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) had a career that spanned more than four decades. In 1919 at the age of 23 she daringly opened a portrait studio in San Francisco. Meeting her husband, the painter Maynard Dixon, who was 20 years her senior, ...

Boomer List Timeline

The Boomer List

Timeline of a Generation

The years 1946 to 1964 define the post-war baby boomer generation, when the United States saw a spike in its birth rate. The American economy flourished and supported larger families, advances in technology made it easier to share ideas and culture, and space exploration took off. But the boomers' era ...

Nancy Buirski, Filmmaker

Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun - Full Film

Director’s Statement by Nancy Buirski

By Nancy Buirski
Artistic Inspiration
American Masters -- Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun illuminates the exceptional qualities of "Tanny" in life and in dance. It portrays her artistic triumph and her personal tragedy. Through her own words and through the people who knew and loved her, our film captures her ...

 Biography

Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun - Full Film

Biography

Born in Paris, Tanaquil Le Clercq (1929 - 2000) was the daughter of a French intellectual and a society matron from St. Louis, MO. When Tanny was three, they moved to New York where her father Jacques Le Clercq taught romance languages. "Tanny" as she was affectionately called, began ballet ...

George Plimpton Bruins

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself - Full Film

George Plimpton Trading Cards

American Masters is proud to feature George Plimpton in its second series of vintage trading cards (see Billie Jean King for the first). Writer and journalist George Plimpton (1927-2003) lived many adventures, pushing the boundaries of his life, which could have likely hovered at a desk, fed only by imagination. ...