MAYA ANGELOU AND STILL I RISE
AMERICAN MASTERS 2016
A Sundance Premiere
Running Time: 153 Minutes Synopsis: The iconic writer, poet, performer and activist who overcame the Jim Crow south and devastating abuse becoming one of our culture’s greatest voices. Rare footage and never-before-seen photos unveil a public and personal life that intersected with some of the most profound moments in recent American history.
With exclusive appearances by President Barack Obama, President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Quincy Jones, Oprah Winfrey, Martina McBride, Common and many others, this groundbreaking film will take viewers on an incredible and unforgettable journey through the life and times of a true American icon.
“…bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave.”
- Maya Angelou -
Responsible for Creative Production Management in various roles:
Co-Director, Co-Producer, Celebrity and non-Celebrity Booking, Scripting, Location, Reenactments, Staffing, Operations Manager of The People’s Poet LLC and Crowd Funding Support.