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Well, if you didn’t, or even if you did tune in, I’ve been informed that you can purchase the film on DVD, right now, for $29.99, via the Documentary Channel’s website Here.
In the documentary, actress LisaGay Hamilton, pays tribute to and celebrates the life of legendary African American actress, poet and political activist Beah Richards, best known for her Oscar nominated role in Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner.
Below you’ll find a short trailer, as well as a clip of Ms Hamilton talking about the film:
Aretha Franklin, the Queen Of Soul turns 69 today. Her music has appeared on an extremely long list of film soundtracks that include The Big Chill, St. Elmo’s Fire, Platoon, Goodfellas, Cape Fear, Ali and The Last King Of Scotland. Ms. Franklin made her acting debut in The Blues Brothers.
Actress Lisa Gay Hamilton welcomes 47. The Julliard graduate has appeared in Homicide: Life On The Street, Krush Groove, Ally McBeal, Twelve Monkeys, Beloved, The Practice, Sex And The City, Jackie Brown and many more productions to numerous to name. Lately, you can find her on Men Of A Certain Age. The actress also directed the documentary film Beah: A Black Woman Speaks in 2003. The film is about pioneering black actress Beah Richards.
Courtesy of Women Make Movies… Lisa Gay Hamilton’s directorial debut, the documentary, Beah: A Black Woman Speaks, will be broadcast on the Documentary Channel next week Tuesday, March 29. According to the channel’s website, only the following pay-tv carriers have the station: Dish Network – Channel 197, and Directv – Channel 267.
News on the march below…
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks on The Doc Channel | Tuesday, March 29
“…a record of the graceful, seemingly indomitable actor Beah Richards… an emotional and sensitive portrait of an artist-activist who became especially iconic to generations of black thespians.”
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks, the directorial debut of actress LisaGay Hamilton, celebrates the life of legendary African American actress, poet and political activist Beah Richards, best known for her Oscar nominated role in Guess Who’S Coming To Dinner. While Richards’ struggled to overcome racial stereotypes throughout her long career onstage and onscreen in Hollywood and New York, »
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