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Alice Walker  // Posts tagged as "Alice Walker"

18 Dec Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | 1 comment

Pratibha Parmar’s Film ‘Beauty in Truth’

Pratibha Parmar’s Film ‘Beauty in Truth’

Pratibha Parmar’s new documentary about Alice Walker opens with visuals from the rural, poor South of her birth.  The tattered shacks, frayed and proud people are not what we (non-Southerners) associate with the 20th century.  The film and those images remind us that Walker is one of the most phenomenal literary figures in that 20th […]

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Alice Walker’s Voice of Beauty & Truth

Alice Walker’s Voice of Beauty & Truth

“Once in a while, the world witnesses a voice that taps into utter beauty and truth. Alice Walker’s voice through her writings and poetry and through the essence of the beautiful woman that she is, is one such voice; a voice that has impacted my life and the lives of many women and men so […]

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Risk Takers and History Makers

Risk Takers and History Makers

The moment a creative idea is birthed is always memorable one. Four years ago when I originally thought of making a feature documentary film on the life and art of writer, activist and poet Alice Walker, my excitement was palpable. Why hadn’t this occurred to me before? The idea was conceived over a Christmas break […]

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A Rare Jewelle

A Rare Jewelle

I am currently making a feature documentary film, Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth,  about the life and art of Pulitzer Prize winning author Alice Walker. So far it has been an extraordinary journey, allowing me opportunities to meet some amazing and inspiring women, all of who deserve films in their own right. Jewelle Gomez  is […]

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