Tillie Olsen: A Heart in Action

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Tillie Olsen: A Heart in Action
Directed byAnn Hershey
Produced byAnn Hershey
Starring Tillie Olsen
Distributed by Women Make Movies
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CountryUnited States

Tillie Olsen: A Heart in Action is a 2007 documentary film directed and produced by Ann Hershey on the life and literary influence of Tillie Olsen, the U.S. writer best known for the books Tell Me a Riddle (1961) and Yonnondio: From the Thirties (1974). The film includes extensive interviews with Olsen and with prominent fans of her work, including writers Alice Walker and Florence Howe and feminist political leader Gloria Steinem. [1] [2]

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