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Film – Oakland Premiere Screening of ‘Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth’ at the Grand Lake Theatre, Nov. 18th

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Oakland Premiere 
Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth
A film by Pratibha Parmar

Q & A with Alice Walker & filmmaker Pratibha Parmar
Moderated by Ava Du Vernay
Special guest Geena Davis

Monday, November 18, 2013
7 -10 p.m.
$20 General Seating, $45 Priority Seating
» Purchase advance tickets

Venue Information:
Grand Lake Theatre
3200 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
renaissancerialto.com

About the film:

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth is a feature documentary film which tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman’s journey from her birth in a paper-thin shack in cotton fields of Putnam County, Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the 20th Century.

Alice Walker made history as the first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her groundbreaking novel, The Color Purple, which has been transformed from a novel, to a Hollywood movie and latterly to a successful Broadway musical. This universal story of triumph against all odds is not that different from Walker’s own story.

Born in 1944, eighth child of sharecroppers, her early life unfolded in the midst of violent racism and poverty during some of the most turbulent years of profound social and political changes in North American history. Alice Walker’s inspiring journey is also a story of a country and a people at the fault line of historical changes.

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth offers audiences a penetrating look at the life and art of an artist, a self-confessed renegade and human rights activist. In 2010, Yoko Ono honored Walker with the LennonOno Peace Award, for her ongoing humanitarian work.

Visit the film’s website at alicewalkerfilm.com.

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