AMMS Shorts 2024
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Tyrus Wong Discover the art, life and enduring impact of the Chinese American painter behind “Bambi.”
  • Original9/8/2017
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Discover the choreographer Alvin Ailey, whose dances center on the Black experience with grace, strength and beauty.

  • Original1/11/2022
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Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha

Jason Momoa narrates the inspiring story of five-time Olympic medalist and surfer Duke Kahanamoku.

  • Original5/10/2022
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Joe Papp in Five Acts

Papp, founder of The Public Theater and Free Shakespeare in the Park, believed great art is for all.

  • Original6/3/2022
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Brian Wilson - Long Promised Road

Explore the life and career of the legendary singer, songwriter and co-founder of The Beach Boys.

  • Original6/14/2022
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Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

See the story of the Indigenous singer-songwriter, social activist, educator and artist. 

  • Original11/22/2022
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The Adventures of Saul Bellow

Explore Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow's impact on American literature. 

  • Original12/12/2022
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Groucho & Cavett

Discover the enduring friendship between legendary comedians Dick Cavett and Groucho Marx. 

  • Original12/27/2022
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Roberta Flack

Discover music icon Roberta Flack’s rise to stardom and triumphs over racism and sexism.

  • Original1/24/2023
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Dr. Tony Fauci

Join Dr. Anthony Fauci as he reflects on his life and career as a public health advocate.

  • Original3/21/2023
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In the Making

Follow two performers as they break down barriers in opera and country music.

  • Original3/24/2023
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Nam June Paik: Moon is the Oldest TV

See the world through the eyes of Nam June Paik, the father of video art.

  • Original5/16/2023
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Little Richard: King and Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Experience the meteoric rise and enduring legacy of Little Richard.

  • Original6/2/2023
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Jerry Brown: The Disrupter

Experience the political and personal journey of California’s longest serving governor.

  • Original9/15/2023
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Floyd Abrams: Speaking Freely

Follow the 50-year career of preeminent First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams.

  • Original9/22/2023
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A Song for Cesar

See how Cesar Chavez and the farmworkers’ movement were influenced by music and the arts.

  • Original9/29/2023
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Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes

Experience the groundbreaking sounds of bebop pioneer and virtuoso composer Max Roach.

  • Original10/6/2023
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HOPPER: An American love story

Discover the secrets behind Edward Hopper’s most iconic and enigmatic works.

  • Original1/2/2024
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Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Discover the life and legacy of former U.S. Senator and diplomat Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

  • Original3/29/2024
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The Incomparable Mr. Buckley

Discover the intellectual evolution and political legacy of William F. Buckley, Jr.

  • Original4/5/2024
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How It Feels to be Free

Discover icons Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier.

  • Original1/18/2025
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Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands

Explore the life and legacy of the famous singer who became an icon for the civil rights movement.

  • Original2/8/2026
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