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Title Daughters of the dust [(DVD) videorecording] / American Playhouse Theatrical Films in association with WMG present a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash.

Edition Deluxe edition, letterboxed version.
Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, [2000]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Fiction  F DAU    DUE 06-29-21
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Description 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet.
System Details DVD; widescreen; NTSC.
Performer 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.
Note Originally produced 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.
For specific features see interactive menu.
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.
Subject African Americans -- Georgia -- Sea Islands -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American women -- Georgia -- Sea Islands -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American families -- Georgia -- Sea Islands -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Gullahs -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African Americans -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Dash, Julie.
Day, Cora Lee.
Bruce, Cheryl Lynn.
Hicks, Tommy.
Moore, Kaycee.
Rogers, Alva.
Anderson, Adisa.
Dunston, Geraldine.
Barnes, John, 1949-
Geechee Girls Productions, Inc.
Kino International Corporation.
Added Title Touching our own spirit: the making of Daughters of the Dust.
Standard No. 737329013328
Music No. K133 DVD Kino International
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