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For Colored Girls

Many voices. One poem.

The movie is based on Ntozake Shange's play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf. Unlike the original play which featured only 7 women known by colors performing the collection of 20 poems, the movie has given each of the 20 characters names. Each of the poems deal with intense issues that particularly impact women in a thought-provoking commentary on what it means to be a female of color in the world.

Director: Tyler Perry      

Writers: Tyler Perry  (screenplay),  Ntozake Shange (play)

Stars: Kimberly Elise, Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Whoopi Goldberg, Macy Gray

2010| R | 2h 13min |

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired

Tuesday, February 18 at 2:00pm

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium
3601 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224

Event Type

Films

Age Group

Adults

Compass Category

Films at the Pratt

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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