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    Heroines of Cinema: Why Rejecting Maya Angelou Was a Huge Mistake Made By the Film Industry

    In the many obituaries that followed Maya Angelou's death, her career as a filmmaker was often touched upon, usually as a side note. This is quite understandable -- Angelou's literary achievements clearly dwarfed her work in cinema, which was sporadic and relatively unprolific. But what was not rema...

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    Watch the Live Stream of Maya Angelou's Memorial Service, Happening Now

    Private Maya Angelou Memorial Service Will Be Livestreamed For The Public - Set For This Saturday

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    OWN to Simulcast Dr. Maya Angelou's Memorial Service This Saturday, June 7 at 10 AM ET

    The memorial service will also be available to view on Oprah.com

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    Oprah Winfrey's OWN to Simulcast Maya Angelou's June 7 Memorial Service, Michelle Obama to Speak

    OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will simulcast Dr. Maya Angelou’s private memorial service at Wake Forest University, North Carolina this Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT.

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    #LongReads: Maya Angelou, Angelina Jolie and the Desire to Transcend

    This pieces selected for this week's edition of #LongReads focus on transcendence - our struggle to transcend life, death, time, memory and identity.

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    Remembering Maya Angelou’s Rarely Seen Film 'Georgia Georgia'

    Along Maya Angelou's film credits, both in front of and behind the camera, the one that is most mysterious and not widely-known is 'Georgia Georgia'

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    Dr. Maya Angelou Saved My Filmmaking Career

    Dr. Maya Angelou Saved My Filmmaking Career

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    Remembering Author Maya Angelou's Film and TV Career

    Best known for her memoir and poetry, Maya Angelou was also a star of the screen. She brought her charisma and talent into American living rooms with a role on the landmark mini-series "Roots," sparking an acting career that included a Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination.

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    Steele: The Genius of Dr. Maya Angelou

    Steele: The Genius of Dr. Maya Angelou

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    First Feature Length Documentary On Maya Angelou Currently In The Works

    The first film length feature film about the life and career of Maya Angelou is currently in production

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