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Review: ‘Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise,’ a Life Well Lived

Photographs and film footage, as well as interviews with her son and artists who worked with her, add another dimension this documentary of a storied life.
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'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise' In praise of the poet

Entertainment / Film : LA Times: Movies

Worshipful and awed — that would describe the look in comedian Dave Chappelle’s eyes during an exchange with Maya Angelou, excerpted in the new documentary about the late writer-performer-activist, “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.” ...

The Maya Angelou Documentary is Coming...With Your Help  

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root

A documentary about the life of Dr. Maya Angelou has been in the works for quite some time, but when the world lost one of its favorite poets last year, the creators behind the documentary felt it was time to get it finished.

Prepare to Be Inspired and Cry Buckets With This Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Trailer

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

Dr. Maya Angelou had a long life marked by tremendous pain and inconceivable triumph, both of which are the subject of the first documentary on America's poet laureate. In the first trailer for American Masters PBS's Maya Angelou: A...

'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise' Claims Audience Award At AFI Docs

News : Huffington Post

"Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise," a documentary about writer Maya Angelou, directed by Rita Coburn Whack and Bob Hercules, won the Audience Award for Best Feature at the AFI DOCS 2016 film festival, which concluded June 26 in Washin...

Maya Angelou Documentary Trailer Reminds Us Her Voice Is Eternal

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

The voice of the late Maya Angelou powers the trailer for the documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, titled after one of her most famous poems. The beginning features an interview in which Angelou recalls being raped by her mot...


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