Virtual Seminar: Daughters of the Dust
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Independent academic Kyéra Sterling leads this virtual seminar on Julie Dash’s fixture of Black cinema.
The first wide release by a Black female filmmaker, Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust was met with wild critical acclaim and rapturous audience response when it initially opened in 1991.
At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community on the Sea Islands off of South Carolina – former West African slaves who adopted many of their ancestors’ Yoruba traditions – struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore while contemplating a migration toView more