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Title Daughters of the dust / a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, [2000]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Video  PN1995.9.N4 D38 2000    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Deluxe ed., letterboxed version.
Description 1 DVD (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet
Physical Medium polychrome
Description digital
video file
System Details DVD.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991. Copyright date on container is 1999.
Performer Cast: Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, Vertamae Grosvenor.
Credits Music composed by John Barnes ; editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton ; director of photography, A. Jaffa Fielder ; executive producer, Lindsay Law.
Note 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.
Summary 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.
Subject African Americans -- Sea Islands -- Drama.
African Americans.
Genre/Form Drama.
Subject African American women -- Sea Islands -- Drama.
African American women.
African American families -- Sea Islands -- Drama.
African American families.
African Americans.
African Americans in motion pictures.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Feature films.
Video recordings.
Video recordings.
Added Author 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.
Added Title Touching our own spirit: the making of Daughters of the Dust.
Standard No. 737329013328