The Boomer List
Take a comprehensive look at 19 iconic baby boomers — one born each year of the boom, 1946-1964. In intimate interviews by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the film’s subjects illuminate the important movements and changes that shaped the world during the baby boom years.
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning
Through Lange’s granddaughter’s eyes, explore the life story of the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer.
Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter - Preview
Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself
Profiling George Plimpton (1927-2003).
When Sierra Club Saved the Grand Canyon
The battle in the media between the Sierra Club and the IRS helped save the Grand Canyon.
A Fierce Green Fire
An exploration of the environmental movement.
John Densmore, the drummer for The Doors from 1965 to 1973, talks about Tom DiCillo's in-depth work on the film When You're Strange, Jim Morrison's original film "HWY: An American Pastoral" (presented with the program), and the different path he has taken as a rock star. When You're Strange, a film about The Doors premieres Wednesday May 12, 2010 at 9pm (check local listings) for AMERICAN MASTERS.
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