Daughters of the Dust (Blu-ray)
Directed by Julie Dash
"Dash emerges as a strikingly original filmmaker." - The New York Times
"A gorgeously impressionistic history of the Gullah people." - The Washington Post
At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community on the Sea Islands off of South Carolina struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore while contemplating a migration to the mainland, even further from their roots. The first wide release by a black female filmmaker, the film was met with wild critical acclaim and rapturous audience response when it initially opened in 1991. Casting a long legacy, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST still resonates today, most recently as a major in influence on Beyonce’s video album “Lemonade.” Restored (in conjunction with UCLA) for the first time with proper color grading overseen by cinematographer AJ Jafa, audiences will finally see the film exactly as Julie Dash intended.
Blu-ray Extras Include:
Trailer | Audio Commentary by Director Julie Dash and Michelle Materre | Interview with Julie Dash and Dr. Stephane Dunn, Director of Cinema, Television and Emerging Media Studies at Morehouse College (1080p; 1:12:08) | Q & A with Director Julie Dash and Cheryl Lynn Bruce at the Chicago International Film Festival, Moderated by Actress Regina Taylor (1080p; 24:51) | Interview with Cinematographer Arthur Jafa (1080p; 25:23)
"A film of spellbinding visual beauty"
"A modern classic and one of the greatest American Independent films ever made."
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