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Daughters of the Dust

Daughters of the Dust

Directed by Julie Dash
Not Rated / Narrative / 1 hour 52 minutes

At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community on the Sea Islands off of South Carolina – former West African slaves who adopted many of their ancestors’ Yoruba traditions – struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore while contemplating a migration to the mainland, even further from their roots.

Daughters of the Dust is part of our Cinema Guild Series – a weekly series showcasing classic, cult and documentary films from around the world that have advanced the art of cinema, hosted by longtime Sidewalk programmer Kyle McKinnon. Thursdays at 7:00pm

August 21-27, 2023

Sidewalk Film Festival

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