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About the Movie
At the dawn of the 20th Century, a multigenerational African-American family prepares to leave the sea islands for the mainland. In conjunction with UCLA Film & Television Archive, Cohen Film Collection is proud to present a new restoration of director Julie Dash's groundbreaking film.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 36
- Fresh: 35
- Rotten: 1
- Average Rating: 8.1/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: A film of spellbinding visual beauty.
Fresh: Daughters of the Dust is a film with a lot on its mind, but one that wears its agendas with lyrical lightness.
Fresh: Its examination of a bygone way of life is so patient and evocative, so beholden to its own storytelling conventions and rhythms, that watching it is a bit like submitting to a form of time travel.
Fresh: Daughters of the Dust abounds with stunning motifs and tableaux, the iconography seemingly sourced from dreams as much as from history and folklore.
Great story. 🖤🖤🖤