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A Place of Rage
A film by Pratibha Parmar
England, 1991, 52 minutes, Color, 16mm/DVD
Order No. W99364
This exuberant celebration of African American women and their achievements features interviews with Angela Davis, June Jordan and Alice Walker. Within the context of the civil rights, Black power and feminist movements, the trio reassess how women such as Rosa Parks and Fannie Lou Hamer revolutionized American society. A stirring chapter in African American history, highlighted by music from Prince, Janet Jackson, the Neville Brothers and the Staple Singers.



AWARDS, FESTIVALS, & SCREENINGS

  • National Black Programming Consortium, Best Historical Documentary
  • San Francisco Lesbian and Gay FF
  • Jihlava Int'l Doc FF

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    "A complex image is created of the times, its ideas, emotions, victories and losses...the kind of analysis historical documentaries on African American life sorely need."
    Collis Davis
    Afterimage

    "**** Excellent."
    Video Rating Guide for Libraries

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