A Letter to Elia (#2305)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: Watch Martin Scorsese's documentary, a labor of love, honoring the legendary Elia Kazan 01:25:40
Watch excerpts from Martin Scorsese's documentary tribute to legendary director Elia Kazan 05:06
Composed of clips, stills, readings from Kazan's autobiography and his speech on directing (read by Elias Koteas), a... 00:31
Susan Lacy, creator and executive producer of American Masters, explains the drive behind telling David Geffen's... 08:09
Full Program: It's the life and times of The Joffrey Ballet on American Masters. 01:22:19
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Series Description: AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.
All Upcoming Episodes
These episodes of American Masters aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- James Levine: America's Maestro (#2403)
- Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler (#2802)
- Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel (#2503)
- Judy Garland: By Myself (#1704)
- Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning (#2704)
- Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth (#2606)
- August Wilson: The Ground On Which I Stand (#2705)
- Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll (#2602)
- Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice (#2801)