Daughters of the Dust (1991), © Kino International Corp., courtesy of Kino International Corp./Photofest

Film

Daughters of the Dust

Tuesday, June 6, 1:30 p.m.

About the Program

In this twenty-fifth anniversary restoration of director Julie Dash’s landmark film—the first wide release by a black female filmmaker—a multigenerational family in the Gullah community of coastal South Carolina struggles to maintain their cultural heritage while also contemplating a migration to the mainland.

(1991, 112 min. Rated PG.)

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Watch the official trailer for Daughters of the Dust.