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Alice Walker w/ Director Pratibah Parmar In Atlanta For 'Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth' Screening & Talkback

Shadow and Act By Natasha Greeves | Shadow and Act October 22, 2013 at 2:22PM

Atlanta – Producers of the 2013 BronzeLens Film Festival will celebrate the life and legacy of Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize recipient and significant author of the 20th century, through its screening of the award winning documentary, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth.
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Alice Walker

Atlanta – Producers of the 2013 BronzeLens Film Festival will celebrate the life and legacy of Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize recipient and significant author of the 20th century, through its screening of the award winning documentary, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth.  

The screening will take place on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 6:00 PM at Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center located at 349 Ferst.   

Both Alice Walker and director, Pratibha Parmar will participate in a post screening Talkback, moderated by Valerie Boyd, author of Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neal Hurston and the editor of Gathering Blossoms Under Fire, based on Alice Walker’s diaries.

In 1983, Alice Walker made history as the first African American Woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for her groundbreaking novel, The Color Purple. The novel was transformed into a Hollywood movie by famed director Steven Spielberg and recently as a successful Broadway musical.

Director Pratibha Parmar presents a fascinating, courageous portrait of Alice Walker, the author, poet, gardener, human rights activist and self-confessed renegade. Parmar focuses on Walker’s inspirational humble upbringing during years of violent social changes, and her political and social activism.  The film also features interviews of her close circle of friends including Angela Davis, Quincy Jones, Howard Zinn, Yoko Ono, Stephen Spielberg among others.

$25 general admission event tickets are available through Eventbrite at http://blff2013alice.eventbrite.com/

About the BronzeLens Film Festival

Founded in 2009, The BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing national and worldwide attention to Atlanta as a center for film and film production for people of color. Its mission is twofold: to promote Atlanta as the new film Mecca for people of color; and to showcase films and provide networking opportunities that will develop the next generation of filmmakers. Since its inception the BronzeLens Film Festival has evolved as one of the most comprehensive film festivals for filmmakers of color in the United States.  Visit www.bronzelensfilmfestival.com for more information regarding the BronzeLens Film Festival and for registration information.

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth - Trailer from Kali Films on Vimeo.

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