American Masters

Discover insightful profiles of important figures in America's artistic and cultural life.

Episodes

  • Becoming Helen Keller (Extended Audio Description Version)

    Revisit the remarkable career and life of an icon who became a human rights pioneer.
  • Becoming Helen Keller

    Revisit the remarkable career and life of an icon who became a human rights pioneer.
  • Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It

    Explore the life and 70-year career of the iconic Latina actor, performer and activist.
  • Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away

    Dive into the career of the legendary blues guitarist.
  • Ballerina Boys

    Discover The Trocks. Dancing on pointe shoes, these male ballerinas mix artistry and joy.
  • Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

    The story of the author of the “The Joy Luck Club.”
  • Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (Audio Descriptive Version)

    Explore the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller.
  • Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

    Explore the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller.

Specials

  • Jacques Pépin Makes Cold Tomato-Cucumber Soup

    Pépin loves a cold soup in the summer using this recipe.
  • Jacques Pépin Makes Kale Soup

    Pépin teaches us his recipe for a hearty kale soup.
  • Jacques Pépin Makes Moules Two Ways

    Pépin demonstrates two ways of making mussels.
  • Jacques Pépin Makes Quiche Lorraine

    Pépin's recipe for quiche Lorraine is inspired by his mother.
  • Jacques Pépin Makes Tomato Toasts

    This recipe for tomato toasts with olives is inspired by Pépin's time in Spain.
  • Jacques Pépin Makes Beef Carpaccio

    Pépin teaches us his recipe for beef carpaccio.
  • Jacques Pépin Makes Fresh Corn Purée

    Pépin shows us how to make one of his favorite dishes for the summer, a fresh corn purée.
  • Jacques Pépin Makes Onion Soup Gratinée

    Pépin teaches us how to make onion soup gratinée.

About American Masters

American Masters, committed to producing comprehensive film biographies about the broad cast of characters who comprise our cultural history.

Extras