Downtown Springfield Association
The Essentials: The Color Purple

The Essentials: The Color Purple

November, 14 2022 | 7:00 pm

305 South Campbell Ave #101 Springfield, Missouri 65806

The Essentials: B-Sides
This collection of Essentials showcases movies under-seen on the big screen from some of cinema’s most renowned contemporary directors. Free for Members.
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Synopsis: Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey star in director Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple. From 1909 to 1949, Celie (Goldberg–Ghosts of Mississippi), a Southern Black woman, gradually gains self-respect as she strives to educate herself and to find love–despite an abusive spouse and a society biased against her race and her sex.​ [Warner Brothers]

Starring: Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg
Director: Steven Spielberg
Genre(s): Drama