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Aro Recommended Daughters of the Dust


USA 1991, 112 minutes
Dir. Julie Dash
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Drama / Independent

Topics: African-American, Arthouse.


“A modern classic and one of the greatest American independent films ever made.”~The New Yorker

Aroview: Turn-of-the-century tale of the Gullah, descendants of slaves living on islands near South Carolina who maintained their West African heritage. Through a mingling of old memories and ancestral myths, this unfolds as an evocative tone poem, narrated by a child not yet born.

Adopt-a-Movie Kindly Adopted by Beth Caine
NZ International Film Festival 1992

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