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Rated NR · 114 minutes · 1991

Drama
At the dawn of the 20th century, a family in the Gullah community of coastal South Carolina -- former West African slaves who adopted many of their ancestors' Yoruba traditions -- suffers a generational split. Young Haagar (Kaycee Moore) wants to move to the mainland away from tradition-bound matriarch Nana (Cora Lee Day). Former prostitute Yellow Mary (Barbara-O) gets a cold shoulder when she returns to the island with her female lover, especially from her sister Viola (Cheryl Lynn Bruce).
Official Site: www.cohenmedia.net/films/daughters-of-the-dust
Director: Julie Dash
Producer: Julie Dash
Cast: Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Kaycee Moore, Barbara-O, Eartha Robinson, Bahni Turpin, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Cornell "Kofi" Royal, Malik Farrakhan, Vertamae Grosvenor, Umar Abdurrahman, Sherry Jackson, Rev. Ervin Green, Geraldine Dunston, Catherine Tarver, Kai Warren and Trula Hoosier

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