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Daughters of the Dust (12A)

Drama, History, Romance

Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last bastions of these mores in America. Set in 1902. Read more …

The critical consensus

Twenty-six years after its original release, Julie Dash’s story of spirituality and family on a South Carolina island carries the mark of a true film-making talent.

*****Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian, 31/05/2017

A true original, and a fascinating insight into the roots of black culture in the US.

****(*)David Jenkins, Little White Lies, 01/06/2017

Features about Daughters of the Dust (12A)

Why Julie Dash's Daughters of the Dust remains essential viewing.

Matt Turner, Little White Lies, 01/06/2017

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