The writer and poet Maya Angelou lived many lives in her 86 years, and now for the first time that story is being told in a feature length documentary, “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.”
The directors of the film, Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack, join host Phil Ponce to discuss the film.
Watch the film’s trailer:
Note: This story originally aired on "Chicago Tonight" on Nov. 15, 2016.
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