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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Walker, Alice

Alice Walker beauty in truth /
This film tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman's journey from her birth in a paper thin shack in the cotton fields of Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the twentieth century. Walker made history as the first black woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for her ground breaking novel, The Color Purple. A universal story of triumph against all odds not that different from Walker's own. Born, the eighth child of sharecroppers, her early life unfolded in the midst of violent racism and poverty during some of the most turbulent years of social/political changes in the U.S. The film offers a penetrating look at the life and art of an artist, a self confessed renegade and human rights activist. Includes interviews with people who worked with Alice Walker.
DVD 11688
Alice Walker Possessing the secret of joy /
Alice Walker talks about her novel "Possessing the secret of joy" which addresses issues of female genital mutilation, and social protest in Africa and America. Filmed segments, including archival film, illustrates some of the points made.
DVD 2316
Color purple
An uneducated woman living in the rural American south who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive.
DVD 387
Fierce light when spirit meets action /
"A discourse narrated by the filmmaker, in which racism, civil rights, and basic human rights are explored. The film seeks to determine the causes and motivation of activists and protesters, declaring that this motivation is essentially a shared force."
DVD 10027
Gyalyum Chemo The Great Mother /
Describes the life of Gyalyum Chemo, a simple village woman whose son became His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. He speaks about the positive influences she made on his life and how mothers can make a difference in the rearing of their children.
DVD 10517
Langston Hughes his life and times /
Alice Walker and Arnold Rampersad discuss Langston Hughes with Bruce Schwartz. Topics include experiences shaping Langston's youth, how he became a writer, the beauty and style of his writing, and the Harlem renaissance.
DVD 4744
Place of rage
Prominent black women comment upon experiences of African American women, upon racial discrimination and its effects upon the American culture and make suggestions which they hope will improve the future. Includes historical footage of civil rights movement in the 1960s.
DVD 8487
Warrior marks
Documentary about female genital mutilation in Africa. Includes interviews with victims, activists against female circumcision, and circumcisers.
DVD 3945
World of ideas.
In wide-ranging conversations, thirteen celebrated literary figures from six nations discuss their work, politics, morals, and the future of American society.
DVD 8783