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Uniform Title Daughters of the dust (Motion picture)
Title Daughters of the dust [videorecording] / American Playhouse Theatrical Films ; in association with WMG present ; a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash.
Published New York : Kino on Video, c1999.
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 Music & Media - Reserves  PN1997 .D38 1999    IN LIBRARY
Edition Deluxe ed.
Description 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm.
Note Not Rated.
Kino on Video: K133 DVD.
Originally produced as 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 ; music composed by John Barnes ; editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton.
System Reqs DVD; NTSC; letterboxed version; stereo.
Performer 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.
Summary Tells the story of a large African-American family at the dawn of the 20th century as they prepare to move north from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia.
Local Note DVD generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject African American families -- Sea Islands -- Drama.
African American women -- Sea Islands -- Drama.
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964 -- Drama.
Gullahs -- Sea Islands -- Drama.
Sea Islands -- Drama.
Genre Historical films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Related Names Dash, Julie. Actor.
Day, Cora Lee. Actor.
Barbara-O. Actor.
Bruce, Cheryl Lynn. Actor.
Hicks, Tommy. Actor.
Moore, Kaycee. Actor.
Anderson, Adisa. Actor.
Dunston, Geraldine. Actor.
Hoosier, Trula. Actor.
Robinson, Eartha D. Actor.
Royall, Cornell. Actor.
Turpin, Bahni. Actor.
Warren, Kai-Lynne. Actor.
Williams, Spencer, 1893-1969. Blood of Jesus.
Geechee Girls Productions, Inc.
American Playhouse Theatrical Films.
Kino International Corporation.
Standard # 738329013325
Publisher # K133 DVD Kino on Video
OCLC number 85523396