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
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