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Alice Walker reflects on a life of writing

Alice Walker recently talked to the Banner about her career and about the documentary “Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth,” which premieres on PBS’ American Masters series on Feb. 7 at 9 p.m.


Alice Walker Reads From ‘The Color Purple’ In New Clip From ‘Beauty In Truth’ (On PBS 2/7)

Award-winning British filmmaker, Pratibha Parmar’s documentary feature film on writer and activist Alice Walker, titled Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth, premieres nationally Friday, February 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

Alice Walker

Review: PBS’ ‘Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth’ honors a singular life

From filmmaker Pratibha Parmar, who first worked with Walker on the 1993 documentary about female circumcision “Warrior Marks,” “Beauty in Truth” reminds us how singular and extraordinary Walker’s life and work remain.

Alice Walker and director Pratibha Parmar.

You Are Invited to an Online Preview of Our Film

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 ET.

Alice Walker AP photo

PBS’ ‘American Masters’ To Profile Alice Walker

PBS will commemorate Black History Month with shows including a profile of “The Color Purple” author Alice Walker.


A rigorous look at writer Alice Walker’s life

“Beauty in Truth,” which airs Friday on the PBS “American Masters” series, offers an unprecedented look at a the private life of a fearless writer whose every move has been second-guessed by polite society.


Pratibha Parmar Talks ‘Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth’, Capturing the Essence of the Author

Documentarian and longtime friend of Walker, Pratibha Parmar, tells the story of Walker’s remarkably rich and incomparable life, in Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth.


Pratibha Parmar talks Alice Walker and “Beauty in Truth”

True to her artistic career, filmmaker Pratibha Parmar is continuing her efforts to make history through her latest film, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival on May 31.

Alice and Pratibha

World Premier of Beauty In Truth – Filmmaker’s Heaven

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth had its world premier in London on March 10th as part of a three day Women of the World (WOW) festival at the Southbank.

Alice in Cape Town

Newsletter round-up

Reflecting on the role of the arts in social justice movements past, present and future, I started a newsletter to share these thoughts and keep supporters of the film informed of the latest developments in the campaign.