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Highland Park Screening of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

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Landmark's Renaissance Place Cinema

1850 2nd Street

Highland Park, IL 60035

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Maya Angelou triumphed over severe childhood trauma to lead a remarkable life as an actress, singer, political activist, poet and writer. Filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack trace Dr. Angelou’s incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life through never-before-seen footage, rare archival photographs and videos and her own words. The film has won 17 awards on 3 continents, including the prestigious Peabody Award. The film features exclusive interviews with Dr. Angelou, her friends and family, including the Clintons, Oprah Winfrey, Common, Alfre Woodard, Cicely Tyson, Quincy Jones, Hillary Clinton, Louis Gossett, Jr., John Singleton, Diahann Carroll, Valerie Simpson, Random House editor Bob Loomis and Dr. Angelou’s son, Guy Johnson. Award-winning director Bob Hercules, whose work has been widely featured on PBS, ABC, the Discovery Channel, IFC, and the Learning Channel, will host a Q & A session immediately after the movie.

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