(Log in to vote)
Daughters Of The Dust (2000, original release: 1991)


(0 holds on 1 copy)
LocationCall NumberItem Status
Published: New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, c2000
Edition:  Deluxe ed., letterboxed version
Description:  1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6305729212 :,
Language:  English

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991. Copyright date on container is 1999

Special features: Audio commentary by writer/director Julie Dash; "Touching our own spirit: the making of Daughters of the Dust," a new documentary featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage; never-before-seen footage from the preliminary version of the film; isolated musical score by John Barnes; excerpt of Spencer Williams' The Blood of Jesus (1941); an interview with historian Robert Farris Thompson; deleted scenes, theatrical trailer

Cast: Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, Vertamae Grosvenor

Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the dawn of the 20th century


In English and Sea Islands creole dialect, with English subtitles

Related Searches:
African Americans -- Drama -- Sea Islands
African American women -- Drama -- Sea Islands
African American families -- Drama -- Sea Islands
African Americans
African Americans in motion pictures
Drama films
Ethnographic films
Historical films
Independent films
Fiction films
Feature films
Added--201205 advd

Additional Credits:
Dash, Julie
Day, Cora Lee
Bruce, Cheryl Lynn
Hicks, Tommy
Moore, Kaycee
Rogers, Alva
Anderson, Adisa
Dunston, Geraldine
Barnes, John, 1949-
Geechee Girls Productions, Inc
Kino International Corporation

Login to write a review of your own.

Login to add this item to your list.

Lists can be used to compile collections of items that you may be interested in checking out at a later date. You may also create public lists and share your favorites with other AHML customers.
No tags, currently.

Login to add tags.

To create a multiple word tag such as Science Fiction, enclose both words in quotes, like: "Science Fiction"

Critic Reviews

If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy