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Thursday, September 19, 2019
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TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
6:00 & 8:30
Sep 17 - 19, (PG-13) 120min
Recently deceased at age 88, the life and works of this Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee as well as a Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winning novelist, editor, teacher, storyteller and activist is revealed in a vivid and spellbinding collage from portrait photographer and filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. A divorced, single mother of two boys who wrote in her spare time, this national treasure shares personal stories from her long life, plus illuminating stories from other peers and colleagues with whom she has worked, including Oprah, who starred in and produced the film of her novel Beloved, Angela Davis whose memoir she edited.