Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth
Friday October 18, 7:00 PM at the Harris Theater
(USA, UK; 2012; 8 minutes) Director: Pratibha Parmar
This compelling and inspirational 2013 documentary film traces the extraordinary journey of activist, journalist, poet and author Alice Walker from sharecropper’s daughter to winning the Pulitzer Prize for the daring 1982 novel “The Color Purple.”
Courting controversy through her life choices, the bisexual Walker discusses her romances with white men and women as well as her personal and professional accomplishments against a period of progress, violence and upheaval.
Among the celebrities sharing their insights are Steven Spielberg, Yoko Ono, Sapphire, Gloria Steinem, Jewelle Gomez, Quincy Jones and Peter Guber.
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