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Maya Angelou and Still I Rise ()


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

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Cast

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Herself - Actress
Guy Johnson ...
Himself - Maya Angelou's Son
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Herself - Actress
Don Martin ...
Himself - Dancer / Opened for Maya Angelou, 1950's
Louise Meriwether ...
Herself - Writer
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Herself - Writer
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Himself - Actor (as Lou Gosset Jr.)
Alice Windom ...
Herself - Friend
Jules Feiffer ...
Himself - Writer / Cartoonist
Robert Loomis ...
Himself - May Angelou's Editor
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Himself - Hip Hop Artist
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Himself - Film Director
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Herself - Actress
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Herself - Former U.S. Secretary of State
Eugene Redmond ...
Himself - Professor of English Literature
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Herself
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Himself - 42nd U.S. President
Valerie Simpson ...
Herself - Singer / Songwriter
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Himself - Musician / Composer
Jordan Yusef ...
Reenactment Actor
Amari Davis ...
Reenactment Actor
Hal Whack ...
Reenactment Actor
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Reenactment Actor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Herself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself - Blues Musician (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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Bob Hercules
Rita Coburn Whack
Bob Hercules ... (co-director)
Rita Coburn Whack ... (co-director)

Produced by

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Jay Alix ... producer
Reuben Cannon ... executive producer
Chris Gardner ... executive producer
Marquetta Glass ... executive producer
Bob Hercules ... producer
Una Jackman ... co-producer
Michael Kantor ... executive producer
Raymond C. Lambert ... executive producer
Steve Sarowitz ... executive producer
Regina Kulik Scully ... executive producer
Rita Coburn Whack ... producer

Music by

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Stephen James Taylor

Cinematography by

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Keith Walker

Film Editing by

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Lillian Benson
David E. Simpson

Editorial Department

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Peter Jannotta ... colorist

Makeup Department

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Jaleesa Capri ... makeup artist

Sound Department

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Daniel Brooks ... sound mixer (multiple segments)
Ben Clore ... sound recordist
Sharon Frye ... sound mixer
Brian Reed ... sound mixer
Matt Vogel ... sound recordist
Adrienne Wade ... sound recordist
Thomas Zimmerman ... sound recordist
Roger Phenix ... sound mixer: Stamps, Arkansas sequences (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Frank Dina ... still photographer
Christopher Howard ... camera operator / still photographer
J.B. Letchinger ... gaffer: los angeles unit
Michael Swanson ... camera operator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Michael Alan Stein ... costumer

Music Department

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Christian Ugenti ... composer: additional music
Jeremy Underwood ... score engineer

Other crew

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Elisha Gustafson ... publicist
Patricia Lofthouse ... archive reseacher
David Magdael ... publicist
Linda Mensch ... associate producer
Maya Vasser ... production assistant

Production Companies

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Distributors

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Special Effects

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Other Companies

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Storyline

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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Maya Angelou: The People's Poet (United States)
Runtime
  • 114 min
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Did You Know?

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