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Daughters of the dust

Author: Julie DashCora Lee DayBarbara-O.Cheryl Lynn BruceTommy HicksAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino on Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Deluxe edView all editions and formats
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In 1902, the Gullah Peazant family, descendants of slaves, live on the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia and South Carolina. Most of the family is moving to the mainland and to the North. Their departure causes upheaval within the family.
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Genre/Form: DVDs
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Dash; Cora Lee Day; Barbara-O.; Cheryl Lynn Bruce; Tommy Hicks; Adisa Anderson; Geraldine Dunston; Trula Hoosier; Kaycee Moore; Eartha D Robinson; Alva Rogers; Cornell Royall; Bahni Turpin; Kai-Lynne Warren; John Barnes; Geechee Girls Productions, Inc.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 57619331
Notes: Letterboxed version (1.85).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
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.
Credits: Director of photography, A. Jaffa Fielder; editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton; music, John Barnes; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash.
Cast: Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, Trula Hoosier, Eartha D. Robinson, Cornell Royall, Bahni Turpin, Kai-Lynne Warren.
Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Touching our own spirit: the making of Daughters of the Dust.
Daughters of the dust (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash.

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In 1902, the Gullah Peazant family, descendants of slaves, live on the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia and South Carolina. Most of the family is moving to the mainland and to the North. Their departure causes upheaval within the family.

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