Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: PBS

  • Watch This: Trailer for Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

    Watch This: Trailer for Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

    Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise is a PBS American Masters production. Watch your local listings for the premier in September.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Women’s List

    Watch This: Trailer for The Women’s List

    The Women’s List is on your local PBS or PBS online. Fifteen women are featured in this one hour film by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Featured women include Madeleine Albright, U.S. Secretary of State, 1997-2001, Gloria Allred, lawyer, Laurie Anderson, artist, Sara Blakely, entrepreneur, Margaret Cho, comedian, Edie Falco, actor, Elizabeth Holmes, scientist and entrepreneur, Betsey Johnson, […]

  • The New Season on Independent Lens

    The New Season on Independent Lens

    It made the news when Lois Vossen was promoted to executive producer of the PBS documentary series Independent Lens. That makes Vossen one of the top ranking people at PBS. The series she’ll head caught my attention when I saw the articles about her promotion. The commitment to independent film she talks about is wonderful […]

  • More Makers Documentaries Coming on PBS

    More Makers Documentaries Coming on PBS

    This fall the fabulous folks at Makers will air 6 new documentaries on PBS. I will watch them and hope you will, too. Makers aired a documentary in 2013 on PBS about the women’s movement. Perhaps you saw it. These six new docs will focus on women in comedy, women in Hollywood, women in space, […]

  • PBS Announces Dates for Season 2 of Last Tango in Halifax and I’m Not Happy – Updated

    PBS Announces Dates for Season 2 of Last Tango in Halifax and I’m Not Happy – Updated

    PBS announced that the second season of Last Tango in Halifax will air on PBS beginning Sunday June 29, 2014. You read that right: June 29. Five months from now. As far as I’m concerned here at Old Ain’t Dead, that’s a unacceptable delay and wait. Blimey Okay, I am pretty upset with PBS. And […]

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