Author and producer Sandra Guzman, who interviewed the 15 women in "The Women's List," filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and actress, host and activist Rosie Perez, one of the women featured. Photo: Greenfield-Sanders Studio.
American Masters: "The Women's List"
Premieres Nationwide Friday, September 25 at 9 p.m. on PBS
(Check local listings)
Meet 15 women who have created and defined contemporary American culture in American Masters: The Women's List, premiering nationwide Friday, September 25, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and available the same day on DVD via Perfect Day Films Inc. The newest chapter of filmmaker/photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' List documentary series (American Masters: The Boomer List, The Black List, The Latino List, The Out List) features intimate interviews with:
Madeleine Albright is 1 of 15 women featured in fimmaker/photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sander's "The Women's List"
Photo: ©Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
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, fashion designer
Alicia Keys, singer-songwriter
Aimee Mullins, athlete and fashion model
Nancy Pelosi, politician
Rosie Perez, actor
Shonda Rhimes, writer-producer
Wendy Williams, talk show host
Nia Wordlaw, pilot
American Masters: The Women's List focuses on these individuals' exceptional achievements, struggles and identities. All trailblazers in their respective fields, these women share their experiences struggling against discrimination and overcoming challenges to make their voices heard and their influence felt. Toni Morrison opens the film with a reading of an introduction she wrote specifically for The Women's List.
"As a lifelong feminist, I'm proud to have made The Women's List and excited to have another one of my films join the American Masters library," said Greenfield-Sanders.
"As with The Boomer List, Timothy has chosen an inspiring mix of talented voices," said Michael Kantor, executive producer of American Masters. "Brought together, these 15 stories of different modern masters make for a profoundly moving film."
Launched in 1986, American Masters has earned 28 Emmy Awards - including 10 for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series since 1999 and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special - 12 Peabodys, an Oscar, three Grammys, two Producers Guild Awards and many other honors.