Video/Film , DVD in English

Daughters of the dust

a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash.
  • New York, N.Y. : Kino International, ©1999.
  • Deluxe ed.
  • 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, colored ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); Letterboxed format (aspect ratio 1.85:1); stereo.
  • Music composed by John Barnes ; editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton ; director of photography, A. Jaffa Fielder ; executive producer, Lindsay Law.
  • Cast: Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, Vertamae Grosvenor.
  • Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the dawn of the 20th century.
Other information
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
  • Special features: Audio commentary by writer/director Julie Dash ; Touching our own spirit: the making of Daughters of the dust, a new documentary featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage ; never-before-seen footage from the preliminary version of the film ; isolated musical score by John Barnes ; excerpt of Spencer Williams' The Blood of Jesus (1941) ; an interview with historian Robert Farris Thompson ; deleted scenes ; theatrical trailer.
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
Publisher's number
  • K133 DVD Kino International Corporation
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 43596242
  • OCLC: 43596242