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Daughters of the Dust + introduction (12A)

30 March

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


In 1902 South Carolina, at a pivotal moment in American history, three generations of women in the Pezant family grapple with the decision to migrate north, leaving behind their well-preserved Gullah culture inherited from their West African slave ancestors.

An avowed influence on Beyoncé’s album Lemonade, Daughters of the Dust broke new ground in its representation of Black women on screen, and continues to inspire filmmakers and audiences alike.

The screening will be introduced by Anahit Behrooz, author of BFFs: The Radical Potential of Female Friendship.

Part of the BFFs: The Radical Potential of Female Friendship season.

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  • Director Julie Dash
  • Cast Barbara-O, Alva Rogers, Cora Lee Day
  • Year of Production 1991
  • Country USA
  • Running Time 1h52m
  • Certificate 12A
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