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May 16, 2013

L.A. Rebellion:Daughters of the Dust w/ Filmmaker Julie Dash

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Filmmaker Julie Dash in person
Introduction by Jacqueline Stewart, co-curator of L.A. Rebellion at UCLA
FREE, reserve your seats at: http://ticketsweb.uchicago.edu/categories/film

Tuesday, May 21| 7p.m.

Logan Center Performance Hall 074 – 915 East 60th, Street

Daughters of the Dust
Julie Dash, 1991, 35mm, 112 min, new print!
Dash’s masterful first feature film, set in 1902, contemplates the pull of modern life from familial traditions as three generations of the Peazant family prepare to migrate away from their South Carolina island and Gullah people. Named to the 2004 National Film Registry.

Quick fact:  Dash’s first feature — Daughters of the Dust (1991) — was the first film by an African American woman to receive a general theatrical release in the United States; the Library of Congress named it to the National Film Registry in 2004. Dash returned to the film’s characters and their Gullah milieu in her novel of the same title, published in 1999.



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