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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.



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National Black Programming Consortium, Best Historical Documentary

  • San Francisco Lesbian and Gay FF
  • Jihlava Int'l Doc FF

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QUOTES

    "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

    “…the film makes a powerful case for the central place in African American women in creating a broadly imagined social justice movement - the kind of movement we need now, as desperately as ever.”
    Lisa Duggan, Professor
    Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University

    “It’s one of the most teachable films I know….The Film captures in powerful and passionate ways the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, class and ability in ways that few films do.
    Sivagami Subbaraman, Director
    LGBTQ Resource Center, Georgetown University

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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

WMM offers film collections on a variety of specific subject areas, including the collections VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: Ending the Silence, BODY IMAGE, and AFRICAN-AMERICAN: Celebrate the Lives of African-American Women.

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