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Daughters of the dust [videorecording] / [presented by] American Playhouse Theatrical Films ; in association with WMG present ; a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash.

Dash, Julie. (Added Author). Day, Cora Lee. (Added Author). Bruce, Cheryl Lynn. (Added Author). Anderson, Adisa. (Added Author). Williams, Spencer, 1893-1969 Blood of Jesus. (Added Author). Geechee Girls Productions, Inc. (Added Author). American Playhouse Theatrical Films. (Added Author). Kino International Corporation. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe DVD P-D (Text to phone) 34026129767534 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
Rowayton Library DVD DAU (Text to phone) 33625138924456 Adult Fiction DVD Available -

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General Note:
Not Rated.
Kino on Video: K133 DVD.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1991.
Special features: audio commentary by writer/director Julie Dash ; footage from the preliminary version of the film ; excerpt of Spencer Williams' The blood of Jesus (1941) ; interview with historian Robert Farris Thompson ; deleted scenes ; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, A. Jaffa Fielder ; music composed by John Barnes ; editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton.
Participant or Performer Note:
Adisa Anderson, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Cora Lee Day.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the story of a large African-American family at the dawn of the 20th century as they prepare to move north from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia.
System Details Note:
DVD format.
Subject: African American families > Sea Islands > History > 20th century > Drama.
African American women > Sea Islands > History > 20th century > Drama.
African Americans > Sea Islands > Social life and customs > Drama.
African Americans > Sea Islands > Religion > Drama.
African Americans > History > 1877-1964 > Drama.
Sea Islands > Social life and customs > Drama.

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