Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Film Screening & Discussion
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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Film Screening & Discussion November 11, 2019 | 1:00 PM
Facilitated by Carnegie Center Director Eileen Yanoviak the Carnegie Center presents a film screening and discussion of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise. This is the first film to be made about the incomparable Maya Angelou. The film presents her incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life with remarkable unmatched access. This intimate and personal portrait of Dr. Maya Angelous life is a touching and moving tribute to her legacy.
This unprecedented film weaves her words with rare and intimate archival photographs and videos, which paint hidden moments of her exuberant life during some of Americas most defining moments. From her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana to her inaugural poem for President Bill Clinton, the film takes us on an incredible journey through the life of a true American icon.
The film also features a remarkable series of interviews with friends and family including President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Common, Alfre Woodard, Cicely Tyson, Quincy Jones, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, John Singleton and Dr. Angelous son, Guy Johnson. This event is free but registration is required here.