The Peabody Media Center will host a screening of “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Ciné, 234 West Hancock Ave. in Athens. Rita Coburn, co-director of the American Masters documentary, will introduce the film and answer questions from the audience immediately after the showing. The event is free and open to the public. Additional University of Georgia sponsors include the Willson Center for Humanities & Arts, the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, and the Department of Entertainment & Media Studies in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
In addition to screening her film, Coburn will also meet with media and film students and participate in a Peabody Roundtable Discussion, “The Documentary Renaissance,” at 2:30 p.m. in the Peyton Anderson Forum in the journalism building. This discussion is also free and open to the public.