Presented by the Portland Black Film Festival.
DAUGHTERS OF THE
A brand new 35mm print
of Julie Dash’s landmark independent
film. This emotionally charged epic drama explores the unique culture of
the Gullah people, descendants of slaves who live in relative isolation
on the Sea Islands off the Georgia coast. As the generations struggle
with the decision to leave, their rich Gullah heritage and African roots
rise to the surface. In 2004, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST was selected for
preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library
of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically
35mm Print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive.