Movies That Matter - Daughters of the Dust

February 22, 2023
START TIME: 6:30 pm  |  END TIME: 8:00 pm
Location:
841 Thirteenth Avenue North
Clinton, IA 52732
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Daughters of the Dust is a 1991 independent film written, directed and produced by Julie Dash and is the first feature film directed by an African-American woman distributed theatrically in the United States.  Set in 1902, it tells the story of three generations of Gullah (also known as Geechee) women in the Peazant family on Saint Helena Island as they prepare to migrate off the island, out of the Southern United States, and into the North.

 

Admission is free but reservations are required. 

Please RSVP to mthrall@clintonfranciscans.com or call 563-242-7611. 

All attendees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including the latest booster. 

Thank you!

 

 

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