May 6, 2022
DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST (1991) – AFI Movie Club
Originally conceived as a “short, silent film” about an African American family from the Carolina Sea Islands, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST (1991) was written, directed and produced by AFI alum Julie Dash (Class of 1974) – who soon realized there was too much material for just a short film, so she combined her research with...
February 27, 2022
DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST (1991) – AFI Movie Club Rewind
This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on June 3, 2020. DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST was directed by AFI Alum Julie Dash (Class of 1974) – an influential member of the LA Rebellion movement which reinvented Black Cinema. The New York Times’ A.O. Scott called her “a true American original who...
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