Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

July 26th - August 22nd


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Fri, Jul 26 to Thu, Aug 22

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Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
2019 / 119 min. / DCP

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am offers an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio, to 70s era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, 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 literature. Woven together with a rich collection of art, history, literature, and personality, the film includes discussions about her many critically acclaimed works, including novels The Bluest EyeSula, and Song of Solomon, her role as an editor of iconic African-American literature, and her time teaching at Princeton University.