Just Mercy starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx won top film honors at the 51st NAACP Image Awards, receiving the award for Outstanding Motion Picture.
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)
NAME OF FILM: TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
DIRECTOR(S): Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
STARRING: Toni Morrison, Hilton Als, Oprah Winfrey
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ highly engaging portrait of the brilliant and beloved writer Toni Morrison features interviews with cultural icons and critics including Oprah Winfrey Angela Davis Walter Mosley Fran Lebowitz Russell Banks Hilton Als — and most important with Morrison herself sharing a lifetime’s worth of riveting stories and compelling insights.
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In Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own work.
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