Super Soul Sunday
Sundays at 11 a.m. ET/PT
Her no-nonsense advice has reached audiences around the world, but many don't know her story. Now, Iyanla Vanzant is opening up about how she found peace among the broken pieces of her life.
Beasts of the Southern Wild director Benh Zeitlin says he always knew he would put his giant movie on the shoulders of someone tiny. Meet Quvenzhane Wallis, the young girl who brought the character Hushpuppy to life. Watch as she tells Oprah how she landed the part without any previous acting experience. Plus, find out how she ended up casting her own onscreen father.
Watch as Oprah sits down with Beasts of the Southern Wild director Benh Zeitlin and actor Dwight Henry to find out how Dwight went from bakery owner to breakout movie star.
For director Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild was a true labor of love. Watch as he opens up about how he relates to the Hushpuppy character, what his intention behind the film is and why he believes we are all small pieces of a big, big universe.
Dwight Henry was a bakery owner when the producers of Beasts of the Southern Wild approached him to play the lead character of the film. Watch as Dwight and director Benh Zeitlin talk about learning lines while making jelly doughnuts. Plus, find out why Dwight says his real-life experience during Hurricane Katrina prepared him most for the film.
Beasts of the Southern Wild director Benh Zeitlin reveals where the name for the character Hushpuppy came from. Plus, the actress who plays Hushpuppy reveals whether she thinks she could be friends with her character.
We are all little pieces of a big, big universe. No place better reminds us of that than the Louisiana bayou. Spend some time down south and think about the part you want to play in this world.
Oprah was just about to sit down for an interview with President Barack Obama when he asked if she had seen a new film, Beasts of the Southern Wild. Watch as Oprah reflects on the president's movie pick and reveals why she wants to share it with the world on "Super Soul Sunday."
Director Benh Zeitlin says the process of making his first feature film, Beasts of the Southern Wild, was about following his bliss. Hear why Oprah says Benh's dream makes her want to weep.
The Rev. Ed Bacon says people often struggle to define what the spirit is. Watch as he shares his definition and explains to Oprah why love is the key to experiencing spirituality.