Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016)

Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack's 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 civil rights moments. From her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her swinging soirees with Malcolm X in Ghana to her inaugural speech for President Bill Clinton, we are given special access to interviews with Dr. Angelou whose indelible charm and quick wit make it easy to love her.

Directing:
  • Bob Hercules
  • Rita Coburn Whack
themoviedb icon 7.9/10
  • Release Date: 2016-10-14
  • Views: 299
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 112

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