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Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth

Directors: Pratibha Parmar
USA
82 min
ReelWomen
Docufest
Black Perspectives

Synopsis:
Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth tells the extraordinary story of one of America’s greatest living writers, from her childhood in a family of Georgia sharecroppers to a distinguished career as an activist and author. The first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Color Purple, Walker found herself at the center of a national controversy surrounding the book and the film adaptation’s depiction of the relationship between black women and the men in their lives.

Film Format: HDCam

Show Times

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Pratibha Parmar

Biography

Award winning filmmaker Pratibha Parmar is renowned for her ground breaking films which cross genres and boundaries. Nina’s Heavenly Delights, her multi award winning narrative feature, a lesbian curry romance was nominated for a GLAAD Award in 2007. Pratibha is a past winner of the Frameline Film Festival Life Time Achievement Award and honoured with The Visionary Award by the One in Ten Film Festival (2007).

Sponsors
Jeanne Randall Malkin Family Foundation
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation