Daughters of the dust

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New York, N.Y. : Kino International, c1999.
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1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Letterboxed format (aspect ratio 1.85:1)
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
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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.
Creation/Production Credits
Music composed by John Barnes ; editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton ; director of photography, A. Jaffa Fielder ; executive producer, Lindsay Law.
Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, Vertamae Grosvenor.
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.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Dash, J., Day, C. L., Barbara-O., Bruce, C. L., Hicks, T., Moore, K., Rogers, A., Anderson, A., Dunston, G., & Barnes, J. (1999). Daughters of the dust (Deluxe ed.). Kino International.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Julie. Dash et al.. 1999. Daughters of the Dust. Kino International.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Julie. Dash et al.. Daughters of the Dust Kino International, 1999.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Dash, Julie., et al. Daughters of the Dust Deluxe ed., Kino International, 1999.

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