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  • Three women look out from the porch or front yard of a house.
  • Close-up on Oprah Winfrey.
  • Actor Whoopi Goldberg holds a knife up to the neck of a seated Danny Glover; another woman holds Goldberg's shoulder as though to hold her back.
  • Actor Whoopi Goldberg looks up from a Bible she holds, sitting in church.
  • Oprah Winfrey stands in a corn field.



Sunday, February 2

(1985, Steven Spielberg) Based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Spielberg’s controversial film spotlights three previously little-known Black actresses, each of whom won an Oscar nomination for her work: Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, and Oprah Winfrey. With Danny Glover. DCP. Approx. 154 min.

Film Forum