Directed by : Julie Dash, writing credits : Julie Dash, produced by : Kino international, Julie Dash, Pamm R. Jackson, Arthur Jafa, Steven Jones, Lindsay Low, Bernard Nicolas, Floyd Webb, cinematography : Arthur Jafa, music : John Barnes, film editing : Joseph Burton, Amy Carey, cast : Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Barbarao, Trula Hoosier, Umar Adburrahamn, Adisa Anderson, Kaycee moore, Bahni Turpin, ..., (1991).
The Julie Dash movie "Daughters of the dust" is the first feature film made by an African - American woman screened in theaters. The film director must spend a decade for finding money for producing the film because the Hollywood studios weren't attracted by a story about salves descendants. Speaking takes an important part inside the Peazant family who live in an island near the state of South Carolina. The young members of the Peazant's want to leave and the elders were frightened by the acculturation. Speaking helps to build bridges between the past with some traditions and a also to imagine a new life on the continent. Unknown since 1991 "Daughters of the dust" has been discovered again with the help of Beyoncé. The pop star has tributed the film inside her performance in the clip of the "Formation" song from the "Lemonade" album (2016).