For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide (1982)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Feminist Film, Musical Drama  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |  
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Oz Scott directed this made-for-television performance of Ntozake Shange's musical For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide. Originally airing in 1982, the play recounts the history and struggles of African-American women in the United States. The star-studded cast includes performances by such prominent entertainers as Patti LaBelle, Carol Maillard, Lynn Whitfield, Alfre Woodard, and playwright Shange herself.

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African-American, race-relations, struggle, women