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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.
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).
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
“…this rich and honest film tells a story that we all need to hear.” Jude Kelly, Artistic Director, Southbank Centre UK
PBS will commemorate Black History Month with shows including a profile of “The Color Purple” author Alice Walker. The public television service announced Tuesday that the program about Walker will air Feb. 7 as part of the “American Masters” series.