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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on His Toni Morrison Doc and What Bette Davis Taught Him About Photography

Timothy Greenfield-Sander, along with other collaborators on the film, speaking on Sunday, January 27 at the Sundance Film Festival after the premiere of Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (photo by the author for Hyperallergic)

One of the nice surprises of this year’s Sundance Film Festival was Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’s touching documentary about Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison. It is the first feature on the African-American author, and it links the novelist’s early personal history in Ohio, her life in publishing, and the novels she is best known for today (like Sula, Beloved, Tar Baby) to tell the tale of one of the greatest American writers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am features interviews with Hilton Als, Angela … Read the rest