the rosa parks story – American Film Institute
The Rosa Parks Story Film Still - Angela Bassett

AFI Movie Club: THE ROSA PARKS STORY

A narrative account of civil rights hero Rosa Parks’ iconic stand, THE ROSA PARKS STORY (2002) is an acclaimed feature produced for television and directed by AFI Conservatory alumna Julie Dash (AFI Class of 1974). The cast features the great Cicely Tyson, who earned an Honorary Degree from the AFI Conservatory in 2014, and –...

Julie Dash on DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST and her Trailblazing Career

Julie Dash (AFI Class of 1974) is one of the most well-respected and inventive visual storytellers of her generation. After attending AFI in the mid-‘70s, she received her MFA in Film and Television Production from UCLA. She made an auspicious start with bold short films – ILLUSIONS and DIARY OF AN AFRICAN NUN – and…
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