• Author Margaret Atwood. (Peter Bregg/White Pine Pictures)
Explore the Booker Prize-winning author's life and literary career in this remarkable new documentary. Coming soon to SBS and on demand.
By
SBS Guide

23 Oct 2019 - 2:26 PM  UPDATED 23 Oct 2019 - 2:26 PM

SBS is proud to be delivering the Australian premiere of new documentary Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power on Sunday 1 December. The documentary is from directors Nancy Lang and Peter Raymont for White Pine Pictures.

Eighty-year-old Atwood is the author of Booker Prize-winning novel Blind Assassin, The Handmaid’s Tale and its recently released sequel The Testaments.

The documentary covers Atwood’s relationship with her late partner Graeme Gibson, the TV adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale that reinvigorated her career, and the writing of The Testaments. There are also interviews with stars of the TV series, including Elisabeth Moss. 

Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power will premiere in Australia on 1 December. After broadcast, it will be available at SBS On Demand.

In the meantime, you can catch season 3 of The Handmaid’s Tale now at SBS On Demand:

For all things Handmaid’s tune into winner of the Best Fancast award at the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards SBS podcast Eyes On Gilead:

More from The Guide
What to expect in 'The Handmaid's Tale' season 3
We don't have long to wait until the new season arrives. Let's take a look at what we can look forward to.