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A Litany For Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde

PBS Premiere: June 18, 1996


Poet, lover, mother, warrior — Audre Lorde writes passionately of love and anger, civil rights and sexuality, family politics and the glories of nature. Ada Gay Griffin and Michelle Parkerson reveal the potent legacy of this celebrated African American poet, whose life was cut short after a long battle with breast cancer. (60 minutes)

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TAGS: cancer, feminism, health, lesbianism, poetry, sexuality, women

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Film Information

A Litany For Survival (60 min.)

Premiere Date: June 18, 1996

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Filmmakers: Ada Gay Griffin, Michelle Parkerson Bio

Press: Press Release


Ada Gay Griffin
Ada Gay Griffin
Michelle Parkerson
Michelle Parkerson

Critical Acclaim

... a mesmerizing documentary tribute”

Ms. Magazine

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