Based on Ntozake Shange's 1975 play and book For Colored Girl Who have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf
, For Colored Girls
hit theaters November 2010. With industry vets like Phylicia Rashad, Janet Jackson, Kimberly Elise and Whoopi Goldberg, the drama explores the struggles and triumphs of nine African-American women. Written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry, For Colored Girls
has received numerous awards and honors, including a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture.