Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth

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Dir: Pratibha Parmar, USA, 2013, 84 mins

Laurels - Best Documentary - Out Takes 2014A compelling film documenting the journey of writer, gardener, and human rights activist Alice Walker. From small beginnings growing up in the cotton fields of Georgia, she received international recognition as the first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for the groundbreaking novel The Colour Purple. A self-confessed renegade, Walker has had to deal with her share of criticism for her disinterest in submission, her choice of lovers and her choices in general. Walker’s life unfolds and gives witness to her struggles, her achievements, her passions, her hopes for her family and for our future. 

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