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Filmaker Julie Dash on WUNC's The State of Things

The State of Things with Frank Stasio WUNC-FM Daughters of the Dust Filmmaker Julie Dash made history with her movie, “Daughters of the Dust.” In 1991, it became the first full-length feature by an African-American woman to receive a general theatrical release. The critically acclaimed movie tells the story of the Peazant family, a clan of Gullah Island dwellers who are divided by the decision to leave their isolated life and move to the mainland.
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