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Sumner Hall

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206 S Queen Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
(443) 282-0023

January 2019

Daughters of the Dust

January 20 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S Queen Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Daughters of the Dust Directed by Julie Dash, 1991 The first feature film directed by an African-American woman to be distributed theatrically in the United States, Daughters of the Dust is a timeless film that lyrically narrates a unique African-American experience. Set in 1902, the film follows the Peazant family, Gullah Islanders who live in a community of relative exclusion off the coast of Georgia. Because of the island’s isolation, its inhabitants—whose ancestors were brought to the U.S. as enslaved…

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