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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

206 329 2629

Daughters Of The Dust

This event took place Feb 9 - Feb 23, 2017

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member

Julie Dash
U.S.
1991
2h 7m

About

New 35mm print!

A heroic hallmark of independent filmmaking, Daughters of the Dust tells a visually fantastic story about a world that, for many of us, barely exists: the Gullah community, descendents of slaves, living in southern Georgia at the turn of the century. Daughters of the Dust uses surreal imagery as a backdrop for exposing the conflicts—modernity versus spirituality, tradition versus sexuality—that tore at an isolated community tossed in the tides of American history. You’ll be a true Julie Dash scholar at the end of this event, which also shows Dash’s first narrative short film, about a Ugandan nun desperate for meaning in her commitment to Christ.

THE DIARY OF AN AFRICAN NUN is preservation funded in part with a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.



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