Today the first short film in the UNLADYLIKE2020 series premieres, and we’re honored to have it featured in The Atlantic Selects. Check out the film, and The Atlantic Selects‘ feature on the series here!
“A new short documentary from PBS’s American Masters series revives the story of the daredevil aviatrix whom history forgot. The film, part of a larger series about pioneering American women called Unladylike2020, illuminates Coleman’s achievements through interviews and colorful animation.”
The Atlantic Selects‘ feature includes Bessie Coleman’s incredible story, which you can learn more about in our profile of her, which also includes educational resources and lesson plans to accompany the film, and how UNLADYLIKE2020’s Series Creator, Director, and Producer, Charlotte Mangin, discovered her story. Stay tuned for more news on the UNLADYLIKE2020 series, and for more shorts on unsung and extraordinary women who made America, releasing every Wednesday on our website and on PBS’ American Masters!