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Year: 1991
Original Title: Daughters of the Dust
Length: 112 minutes
Studios: Cohen Media Group
Distributor: Cohen Media Group
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: June 02 2017

United States: November 18 2016


Ranking: 10,127 out of 15,990 movies (up 3118)


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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 struggle to maintain their cultural heritage while contemplating a migration to the mainland, even further from their roots. Cohen Media Group is proud to present the 25th anniversary restoration of director Julie Dash?s landmark film' Daughters of the Dust'. The first wide release by a black female filmmaker, 'Daughters of the Dust' was met with wild critical acclaim and rapturous audience response when it initially opened in 1991. Distributed by Cohen Media Group, the 2016 re-release includes actors such as Alva Rogers, Bahni Turpin and Barbara-O Jones, amongst others.


Cast Daughters of the Dust

Cora Lee Day

Cora Lee Day

Nana Peazant

Alva Rogers

Alva Rogers

Eula Peazant

Barbara O Jones

Barbara O Jones

Yellow Mary

Umar Abdurrahamn

Umar Abdurrahamn

Bilal Muhammad

Adisa Anderson

Adisa Anderson

Eli Peazant


Trivia Daughters of the Dust

Selected to the Library of Congress National Registry of Film in 2004.