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Daughters of the Dust


Director: Julie Dash

Genre: Drama

Year: 1991

Running time: 113 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Cohen

Format: DCP

Cast: Alva Rogers, Bahni Turpin, Barbara-O

Language options: Dialogue - EN

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.



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Finland

Helsinki

Helsinki International Film Festival

26 September - 30 September



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