‘Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am’: The author’s inspiring story, as told by her friends and herself

Just beautiful.

Toni Morrison is an absolutely beautiful wordsmith and a beautiful force on multiple fronts, and if this documentary is an unabashed love letter to her life and work, I say:

Why. Not.

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” is a conventional, traditionally structured bio-doc with only occasional forays into creative visuals or stylistic touches, but it still stands tall as a valuable and fascinating and insightful and soaring and inspirational record of the life and times and work of an American treasure.

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