Pratibha Parmar

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Pratibha Parmar (born 1955) is an Indian British filmmaker. She has worked as a director, producer and writer. Parmar is known internationally for her political and often controversial documentary film work as well as her activism within the global feminism and lesbian rights movements. wiki

She co-wrote and co-edited the groundbreaking book, The Empire Strikes Back - Race and Racism in 1970s Britain (1982) with Paul Gilroy and Valerie Amos among others.

Parmar’s award-winning documentary Warrior Marks (1993) was made in collaboration with Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Alice Walker.

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