American Masters: Lorraine Hansberry & Maya Angelou

American Masters provided station grants, community engagement, station relations, publicity and PBS LearningMedia resources for the films Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise and Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart. American Masters also provided a license fee for the programs. The broadcasts were thematically linked through a social media engagement campaign targeting new and diverse audiences for the series via partnerships with the producers, ITVS, NBPC and PBS, among others.

Year: 

2017

Total CPB Investment: 

$572,644

Made Possible by CPB's Investment: 

Thirteen Productions, LLC
New York, NY
TVPRG
$572,644

Topics: 

Dialogue
Diversity
Digital
History & Biography