The Resource Daughters of the dust, a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash, (DVD)

Daughters of the dust, a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash, (DVD)

Label
Daughters of the dust
Title
Daughters of the dust
Statement of responsibility
a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Related
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music composed by John Barnes ; editors, Amy Carey, Joseph Burton ; director of photography, A. Jaffa Fielder ; executive producer, Lindsay Law
PerformerNote
Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, Vertamae Grosvenor
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American women
  • African American families
  • African Americans
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Daughters of the dust, a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Letterboxed format (aspect ratio 1.85:1)
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm43596242
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Deluxe ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
K133 DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 680167
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Daughters of the dust, a Geechee Girls production ; produced, written, and directed by Julie Dash, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Letterboxed format (aspect ratio 1.85:1)
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm43596242
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Deluxe ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
K133 DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 680167
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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