Film, Visual Arts

Free Screening: Daughters of the Dust

When: Sun., Feb. 9, 2-4 p.m. 2020

The OCU annual International Film Institute's 38th year: Women Filmmakers Showcase, with free screenings the second Sunday of each month during the school year. Written, directed, and produced by Julie Dash, this newly remastered film was the first feature film directed by an African-American woman to have theatrical distribution in the U.S. Set in 1902, Young Haagar wants to move to the mainland away from tradition-bound matriarch Nana, who wants to stay on the Atlantic coast islands where their ancestors survived the slave trade. In English/Gullah with subtitles. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Price: Free!


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