Julie Dash 2013 John Sacret Young '69 Lecture in Film
"African American Women Filmakers"
4:30 PM, THURSDAY MARCH 28, 2013
James Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Released in 1991, Daughters of the Dust was the first feature film by an African-American woman to be distributed theatrically in the United States. In 2004, the Library of Congress selected it for preservation in the United States National Film Registry. It won awards for cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival in 1991 and at the Cascade Festival of African Films in 2005. Ms. Dash's other works include: Four Women (1975), The Diary of an African Nun (1977), Illusions (1982), Incognito (1999), Funny Valentines (1999), Love Song (2000) and The Rosa Parks Story (2002).