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Daughters of the dust [videorecording] / a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash
Alternate (uniform) Title Daughters of the dust (Motion picture)
Alternate Title Touching our own spirit : the making of Daughters of the dust [videorecording]
Deluxe ed
New York, N.Y. : Kino International, c1999
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .D3811 1999    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Sea Islands -- Drama
African American women -- Sea Islands -- Drama
African American families -- Sea Islands -- Drama
Fiction films
Feature films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, NTSC, letterboxed format (aspect ratio 1.85:1)
Cast Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, Vertamae Grosvenor
Credits Music composed by John Barnes ; editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton ; director of photography, A. Jaffa Fielder ; executive producer, Lindsay Law
Awards National Film Registry selection, 2004
Note MPAA rating: Not rated
Summary Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the dawn of the 20th century
Note 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
Alternate Author Dash, Julie
Day, Cora Lee
Bruce, Cheryl Lynn
Hicks, Tommy
Geechee Girls Productions, Inc
Kino International Corporation

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