For Colored Girls: October 5, 2010

Tyler Perry’s newest film, For Colored Girls, will open on October 5th.

Based on Ntozake Shange’s 1975 play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Was Enuf, this film boasts a cast of talented actors such as Janet Jack­son, Kerry Wash­ing­ton, Thandie New­ton, Loretta Devine, Phyli­cia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Kim­berly Elise, Whoopi Gold­berg, Macy Gray, Hill Harper, Michael Ealy, Omar Hard­wick, and Richard Lawson.

About BFC/A

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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