Moving Images: Daughters of the Dust

Presented by Cincinnati Art Museum at Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati OH

Feb 06 2020
Moving Images: Daughters of the Dust

Presented in partnership with Women in Film Cincinnati, this four-part series focuses on films directed by women and celebrates leaders and pioneers both on screen and behind the camera.

DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST

Directed by Julie Dash, 1991, 113 minutes

At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community on the Sea Islands off of South Carolina – former enslaved West Africans who adopted many of their ancestors’ Yoruba traditions – struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore while contemplating a migration to the mainland, even further from their roots.

With Daughters of the Dust, Dash became the first African American woman to

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ADMISSION INFO

FREE and open to the public. Reservations not required. Seating is limited and is first come, first served.

Cash bar available beginning at 6:00; beverages are permitted in the theater during screening.

Please enter the museum through the DeWitt entrance – visitors will meet in the Fath Auditorium.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 6, 2020 at 07:00 pm (Thu)

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Each event will close with a discussion with guests from the community and invited guests, including filmmakers and scholars.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Cincinnati Art Museum

953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Parking: FREE. Bike Racks are available outside the Main Entrance of the Art Museum. Hook up to one of our Marcel Duchamp-inspired racks during your visit! Accessible Parking is available in our north parking lot, just past the main visitor parking lot and entrance. Wheelchair + Stroller Entry is available via our DeWitt Entrance, on the east side of the museum, near the accessible parking. Access to the Mary R. Schiff Library + Archives is available via our Castellini Foundation Entrance, just to the right of the main entrance on the west side of the building.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Low Vision
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

Service Animals are welcome in the Art Museum. Please check in with the security guard in the front lobby or at the DeWitt entrance upon arrival.

Tours may be conducted in English, French, Spanish,

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