Zoom into the Movies--Daughters of the Dust: Online Event

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chris, Sharon, and Mimosa discuss the movie "Daughters of the Dust."

At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family lives in the Gullah community on the Sea Islands off of South Carolina. These formerly enslaved West Africans adopted many of their ancestors’ Yoruba traditions. They now struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore while thinking about moving to the mainland.

Starring Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, and Barbara O. Directed by Julie Dash. This film is in English, with English subtitles. Watch the film via the library's free streaming service Kanopy, and then join us with your questions and comments.

Registration closes at 10 am the day of the event. We will email the Zoom event link after registration has closed. If you have questions about this event after registration has closed, please email the events team or call the library at 847-673-7774.

Find this film in the library catalog.

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