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Alice Walker - Biography and Awards

A selection of awards and list of works by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker.

Feb 14th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - #SheDocs Online Film Festival Kicks Off With Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

American Masters, in partnership with Women and Girls Lead, presents the special online social screening of Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, as part of the official launch of the #SheDocs online film festival.

Feb 9th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Web Exclusive Video: Alice Walker Describes Creativity

"Creation is a sustained period of bliss..." says writer Alice Walker in this web exclusive outtake from Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth.

Feb 6th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Interview with Film Director Pratibha Parmar

Parmar talks about Walker's literary canon, the challenge of visual storytelling when the topic is literature, and what Parmar wanted to achieve, both artistically and as a record of Walker's contributions to women's history.

Feb 6th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Film Excerpt. What's in a Name to Alice Walker

Alice Walker shares why she chose to keep and embrace her maiden name.

Feb 4th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Web Exclusive Video: Danny Glover on Alice Walker

Actor and activist Danny Glover played the male lead in The Color Purple (1985), the film adaptation of Alice Walker's novel. In this film outtake, Glover speaks about Walker's literary work in the context of her continuous activism, beginning with the Civil Rights Movement in the South, where she was born and raised.

Feb 4th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Web Exclusive Video: Gloria Steinem on Alice Walker

"It's not possible to separate Alice from her work," says writer and feminist Gloria Steinem, a lifelong friend of Walker's. "Of anyone I've ever known or could possibly imagine, she's the most true."

Feb 4th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Preview the Film with Filmmaker Pratibha Parmar

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth is the first film biography of writer and activist Alice Walker. Join Pratibha Parmar, the film's writer, director and producer, for a 20-minute online sneak preview of the film on Thursday, February 6, 2014, at 5:30 pm.

Feb 3rd, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Web Exclusive Video: Howard Zinn on Alice Walker

The late Howard Zinn gave one of his final interviews for Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth. Zinn likens Walker, his former college student, to Zora Neale Hurston, Walker's "hero," saying Walker was not afraid to offend either whites or blacks.

Jan 31st, 2014 | 0 comments
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