Adolph Caesar – American Film Institute
THE COLOR PURPLE film still of Whoopi Goldberg

THE COLOR PURPLE (1985) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted from Alice Walker Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, THE COLOR PURPLE (1985) had a contractual stipulation by the author that she would serve as a project consultant and that the film’s production team – aside from the cast – would be African American, female or “people of the Third World.” Named among...
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