Oprah reflects on 'The Color Purple,' America's disinterest in news and '12 Years a Slave'

Posted by · 12:12 am · February 6th, 2014

“Lee Daniels’ The Butler” star Oprah Winfrey was feted at the 29th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival Wednesday night with the Montecito Award. She spoke at length about her minimal but accomplished work on the big screen, beginning with the moment that changed her life: Steven Spielberg’s “The Color Purple.”

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