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Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

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The first feature documentary about the remarkable writer, poet, actress, activist Maya Angelou.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cicely Tyson ... Herself - Actress
Guy Johnson Guy Johnson ... Himself - Maya Angelou's Son
Diahann Carroll ... Herself - Actress
Don Martin Don Martin ... Himself - Dancer / Opened for Maya Angelou, 1950's
Louise Meriwether Louise Meriwether ... Herself - Writer
Nikki Giovanni ... Herself - Writer
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Himself - Actor (as Lou Gosset Jr.)
Alice Windom Alice Windom ... Herself - Friend
Jules Feiffer Jules Feiffer ... Himself - Writer / Cartoonist
Robert Loomis Robert Loomis ... Himself - May Angelou's Editor
Common ... Himself - Hip Hop Artist
John Singleton ... Himself - Film Director
Alfre Woodard ... Herself - Actress
Hillary Clinton ... Herself - Former U.S. Secretary of State
Eugene Redmond Eugene Redmond ... Himself - Professor of English Literature
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The first feature documentary about the remarkable writer, poet, actress, activist Maya Angelou.

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14 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Maya Angelou: The People's Poet See more »

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Amazing and Inspirational
17 January 2018 | by chatterboxchroniclesSee all my reviews

I didn't know much about Maya Angelou before watching this documentary. I wasn't interested in the past because I'm a conservative and had always heard she was very liberal. That said, I fell in love with her watching this documentary. When you see and hear her story, all of the struggles she overcame and just her passion, strength and determination, you walk away inspired. I can't wait to read her many books that she has written.


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