Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

112 mins | Documentary | Oct. 14, 2016

A celebration of 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.

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

112 mins | Documentary | Oct. 14, 2016

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
A celebration of 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.
IMDb rating 7.9
Producers Independent Television Service (ITVS), Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Artemis Rising, American Masters Pictures, National Endowment For The Arts, JustFilms / Ford Foundation
Original title Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Directors Bob Hercules, Rita Coburn Whack
Writers

Cast

Maya Angelou

as Herself (archive footage)

Bill Clinton

as Himself

Hillary Clinton

as Herself

Common

as Himself

Louis Gossett Jr.

as Himself

Guy Johnson

as Himself

Cicely Tyson

as Herself

Oprah Winfrey

as Herself

Alfre Woodard

as Herself

John Singleton

as Himself