Saturday, February 21, 2015

Saturday Short

Today's short is the trailer for the documentary August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand. The film is the first about Wilson, winner of Tony and Pulitzer prizes. It draws from the playwright's theatrical archives and includes interviews and readings by Viola Davis, James Earl Jones, and other film and theatre actors.

The documentary was broadcast on PBS's American Masters program on February 20. It was co-producced by WQED. A DVD of the documentary is available as of February 24 via PBS Distribution.

August Wilson, 1945-2005, American Playwright

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