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Alice Walker

Poet, author, and activist Alice Walker is probably best known as the writer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple. Born in Georgia in 1944, she received a scholarship to attend Spelman College and later transferred to Sarah Lawrence, where she would meet her husband, Mel Leventhal. The two had a daughter, Rebecca, before divorcing amicably in the mid-1970s. In 1993, Walker executive produced the film WARRIOR MARKS, an adaptation of her non-fiction work of the same name. (10/09)

Warrior Marks
A film by Pratibha Parmar
Executive produced by Alice Walker
, 1993, 54 min., Color

WARRIOR MARKS is a poetic and political film about female genital mutilation from the director of A PLACE OF RAGE, presented by the Pulitzer Prize win...

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