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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

With never before seen footage, directors BOB HERCULES and RITA COBURN WHACK present her incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life with remarkable unmatched access. This intimate and personal portrait of Dr. Maya Angelou's life is a touching and moving tribute to her legacy. This unprecedented film celebrates Dr. Maya Angelou by weaving her words with rare and intimate archival photographs and videos, which paint hidden moments of her exuberant life during some of America’s most defining moments. From her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana to her inaugural speech for President Bill Clinton, the film takes us on an incredible journey through the life of a true American icon.

Played at

Monica Film Center, 11.26.16 - 11.27.16

Web Site: http://mayaangelou...
Runtime: 114 min
Language: English

Director: Bob Hercules, Rita Coburn Whack
Cast: Alfre Woodard, Cicely Tyson, Common, Lou Gossett, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Oprah Winfrey, President Bill Clinton, Quincy Jones, Secretary Hillary Clinton