The Women of Brewster Place
The Women of Brewster Place (1989)

The made-for-television film The Women of Brewster Place chronicles the lives of seven Black women who live in an inner-city tenement where they try to overcome poverty, racism, bad relationships and violence. The film succeeds because of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 19, 1989
DVD Release Date: January 30, 2001
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Jourdain Searles

A thoughtful meditation on solidarity and the way that oppression can make us tear ourselves apart, but empathy and shared goals can bring us back together.

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Kari Croop
Common Sense Media

Classic miniseries tackles weighty women's issues.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality & Practice

Engaging portrait of seven women in a ghetto tenement who are struggling to overcome the hardships of poverty and the disappointments of shattered dreams.

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