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Daughters of the dust

Title
Daughters of the dust / directed by Julie Dash.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : Kino International [distributor], ©1992.

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Additional Authors
  • Dash, Julie
  • Day, Cora Lee
  • Barbara-O
  • Bruce, Cheryl Lynn
  • Hicks, Tommy
  • Moore, Kaycee
  • Rogers, Alva
  • Anderson, Adisa
  • Dunston, Geraldine
  • Barnes, John, 1949-
  • Jafa, Arthur
  • Geechee Girls Productions, Inc., publisher.
  • Kino International Corporation.
Description
1 videocassette (113 min.) : sound, color; 1/2 in.
Summary
"Daughters of the Dust" is a 1991 independent film written, directed, and produced by Julie Dash and is the first feature film directed by an African-American woman distributed theatrically in the United States. Set in 1902 on the Sea Islands off the coast of South Carolina it tells the story of three generations of Gullah women as they prepare to migrate to the North on the mainland.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Feature films.
  • Fiction films.
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
Credits (note)
  • Screenwriter, Julie Dash ; producer, Julie Dash ; executive producer, Lindsay Law ; cinematographer, A. Jaffa Fielder ; film editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton ; a Geechee Girls productions.
Performer (note)
  • Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, Vertamae Grosvenor.
System Details (note)
  • VHS format.
Call Number
Sc Visual VRA-1172
OCLC
  • 28657300
  • 28657300
Title
Daughters of the dust / directed by Julie Dash.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : Kino International [distributor], ©1992.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videocassette
Cast
Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, Vertamae Grosvenor.
Credits
Screenwriter, Julie Dash ; producer, Julie Dash ; executive producer, Lindsay Law ; cinematographer, A. Jaffa Fielder ; film editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton ; a Geechee Girls productions.
System Details
VHS format.
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Added Author
Dash, Julie, film director.
Day, Cora Lee, actor.
Barbara-O, actor.
Bruce, Cheryl Lynn, actor.
Hicks, Tommy, actor.
Moore, Kaycee, actor.
Rogers, Alva, actor.
Anderson, Adisa, actor.
Dunston, Geraldine, actor.
Barnes, John, 1949- composer.
Jafa, Arthur, cinematographer.
Geechee Girls Productions, Inc., publisher.
Kino International Corporation.
Research Call Number
Sc Visual VRA-1172
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