Join the Event: How It Feels To Be Free

January 11, 2021


American Masters: How It Feels to Be Free trailer.

Join WNET for a virtual conversation about How It Feels To Be Free, a new documentary on six iconic African American female artists who changed everything.

Speaking during the online event is Michael Kantor, Executive Producer, American Masters, and special guests Yoruba Richen, Director, How It Feels To Be Free, and Tammy Kernodle, Professor of Musicology, Miami University. Register for the free event, which takes place online, Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 5:30 p.m.

American Masters: How It Feels To Be Free tells the riveting story of how Lena HorneAbbey LincolnNina SimoneDiahann CarrollCicely Tyson and Pam Grier challenged an entertainment industry deeply complicit in perpetuating racist stereotypes while transforming themselves and audiences in the process. 

How It Feels To Be Free premieres on THIRTEEN and PBS stations nationwide on Tuesday, January 18 at 9 p.m.