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How It Feels To Be Free

How It Feels To Be Free

A documentary that tells the inspiring story of how six iconic African American women entertainers – Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier – challenged an entertainment industry deeply complicit in perpetuating racist stereotypes, and transformed themselves and their audiences in the process.
S35 E1 Length 1:53:19 Premiere: 1.18.21

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American Masters, committed to producing comprehensive film biographies about the broad cast of characters who comprise our cultural history.

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Charley Pride: American Masters - S30 E7

Explore the complicated history of the American South and its music through the life of country star Charley Pride. Raised in segregated Mississippi, his journey shows the ways that artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice.

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Flannery

Explore the life of literary icon Flannery O'Connor whose provocative fiction was unlike anything published before.

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Twyla Moves

Explore legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp's career and famously rigorous creative process, with original interviews, first-hand glimpses of her at work and archival footage of select performances.

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Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story

Explore the groundbreaking career of master trumpeter Doc Severinsen, from his three decades as the bandleader of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" to his relentless schedule of performing into his nineties.

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Season 35 Episodes

How It Feels To Be Free

S35 E1 Length 1:53:19 Premiere Date 1.18.21

How It Feels To Be Free documentary

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 1.18.21

Lena Waithe on why Cicely Tyson's hair was revolutionary

Clip Length 01:58 Premiere Date 1.18.21

Halle Berry on how seeing Diahann Caroll on TV changed her

Clip Length 01:57 Premiere Date 1.18.21

Alicia Keys doesn’t mind being compared to Lena Horne

Clip Length 02:01 Premiere Date 1.18.21

Lena Waithe on mixed feelings towards Blaxploitation

Clip Length 01:59 Premiere Date 1.18.21

Why Cicely Tyson was selective about her acting roles

Clip Length 00:43 Premiere Date 1.18.21

Against All Odds: Meet the Woman Behind American Masters

Clip Length 05:29 Premiere Date 3.9.18

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

Clip Length 00:24 Premiere Date 6.8.18

Remembering Neil Simon

Clip Length 01:04 Premiere Date 8.28.18

Artists Flight Series Promo

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 8.31.18

Remembering Paula Wayne

Clip Length 03:09 Premiere Date 11.12.18

Specials

Masters of Drag: Julian Eltinge

Length 04:45 Premiere Date 3.1.21

Amyra León: Strange Grace

Length 15:18 Premiere Date 10.14.20

Maia Cruz Palileo: Becoming the Moon

Length 11:54 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: The New Chief

Length 11:20 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Vincent Valdez: The Beginning is Near

Length 11:01 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Damon Davis: Apologue for the Darkest Gods

Length 11:52 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Bunky Echo-Hawk: The Resistance

Length 08:00 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Anik Khan: Street Level

Length 13:09 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Jacques Pépin makes buttermilk pancakes

Length 03:03 Premiere Date 9.4.20

Jacques Pépin makes cocotte eggs

Length 03:48 Premiere Date 9.4.20

Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicous crêpes

Length 06:05 Premiere Date 9.4.20

Jacques Pépin makes fried eggs

Length 03:21 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes Eggs Jeannette

Length 06:27 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet

Length 06:06 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet

Length 06:40 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes classic scrambled eggs

Length 04:55 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes with eggs

Length 03:22 Premiere Date 9.3.20

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