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American Masters, committed to producing comprehensive film biographies about the broad cast of characters who comprise our cultural history. (official site)
05/10/2022 | 1h 23m 57s
03/26/2021 | 1h 22m 31s
10/14/2018 | 1h 21m 12s
05/10/2022 | 1h 23m 57s
02/08/2022 | 1h 53m 1s
01/11/2022 | 1h 23m 21s | WETA Passport
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Clip: 06/14/2022 | 1m 21s
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- American Masters: At Home with Jacques Pépin In this digital series, chef Jacques Pépin brings us into his home to learn new dishes!
- In the Making Eight cinematic shorts on emerging cultural icons by BIPOC filmmakers.
- Masters of Drag NYC's sweetest drag diva Peppermint tells the story of pioneering American drag artists.
- Now Streaming A rotating selection of films currently streaming. Updated monthly.
- Unladylike2020 Stories of courageous and diverse female trailblazers from the turn of the 20th century.
- African American Masters A collection of films about African American cultural icons.
- Archive Highlights Watch curated interviews with cultural figures from The American Masters Digital Archive.
- Artists A collection of American Masters films profiling great artists, architects, and more.
- Athletes Profiles of great American athletes.
- Authors A collection of films about great American authors, playwrights, and poets.
- Chefs Watch our collection of films on great chefs.
- Entertainers A collection of films profiling some of American's greatest entertainers.
- LGBTQ Masters Stories of great LGBTQ cultural icons.
- Musicians A collection of films about great American musicians.
- Scientists Profiles of great scientists and inventors.
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A front row seat to the creative process
How do today’s masters create their art? Each week an artist reveals how they brought one of their iconic works to life. Hear from artists across disciplines, like filmmakers Errol Morris and M. Night Shyamalan, poet Jericho Brown, musician Kim Gordon, and more on our podcast "American Masters: Creative Spark."SUBSCRIBE
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