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. . . But Then, She’s Betty Carter


Up Next in Four Films by Michelle Parkerson

  • Gotta Make This Journey: Sweet Honey ...

    Directed by Joseph Camp • 1983 • United States

    This vibrant and engaging documentary produced by Michelle Parkerson profiles the a capella activist group Sweet Honey in the Rock. Singing to end the oppression of Black people worldwide, they embrace musical styles such as spirituals, blues, and c...

  • Storme: The Lady of the Jewel Box

    Directed by Michelle Parkerson • 1987 • United States

    “It ain’t easy . . . being green” was the favorite expression of Stormé DeLarverie, a woman who lived her life in defiance of prevailing attitudes regarding gender and race. During the 1950s and ’60s, she toured the Black theater circuit as a...

  • Odds and Ends

    Directed by Michelle Parkerson • 1993 • United States

    In the year 2096, Black women warriors wage a battle against racial and gender annihilation. In this devastated universe, a fable unfolds on the interplanetary frontlines. Lieutenant Loz Wayard, a courageous young Amazon, learns the price of ...