Alice White Turban

“A compelling and inspirational documentary.” Outfest 2013

Alice Large Black Fro

“An intimate, exquisitely rendered portrait…” Ava DuVernay, Filmmaker & Founder of AAFRM

Alice Arms Outstretched

“…this rich and honest film tells a story that we all need to hear.” Jude Kelly, Artistic Director, Southbank Centre UK

Newsletter round-up

Alice in Cape Town

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.

A month into the campaign… countdown begins!

American Masters - Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

We’re aiming to raise $50,000 in 90 days on IndieGoGo. We have raised over $15,000 so far. The count down continues! 50 days to go and we have $34,554 left to raise. We know we can do it with YOUR help.

The Magic of Micro-Giving

Microgiving Photo

Crowd funding is an exciting and potentially empowering way to raise money through micro giving. Help us spread the word and share our campaign with your friends, family, and networks. Join us in this exciting adventure.

From filming to funding.


To help us on our way to completion, we’ve decided to take the plunge and start a fundraising campaign on IndieGoGo. Our aim is to make $50,000 in 90 days.

A Rare Jewelle

pratibha and company

Jewelle Gomez’s pioneering book The Gilda Stories (1991) broke less trodden ground when for the first time a woman of color ventured into a fictional foray about vampires.

The Color Purple’s Lethal Weapon

In the movie, The Color Purple directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Alice Walker, Danny Glover played the character of Mr. with incredible depth and artistic nuance.

The Color Purple – The Color of Love


Alice Walker’s story would, of course, not be complete without exploring a significant chapter in her life, namely The Color Purple Movie by Steven Spielberg.

Red Roses of New York

Red Roses of New York

With an urgent need to find a replacement DOP for our LA and NYC shoots, the goddess of celluloid smiled and gave us two magnificent painters of light in our hour of need.

The Beauty & Grace of Brenda Russell

pratibha and brenda

Monday June 6th, our last days’ shoot in Los Angeles started out with a fascinating interview with Steven Spielberg at Dreamworks (more on that next time) and ended with the […]

The Purple Way – 1

allee and pratibha

Pre-production is inevitably always hectic. I love it when everything falls into place especially after you have spent painstaking hours sending endless emails and making umpteen phone calls to get […]