Evening honors filmmaker Julie Dash
A special evening honoring filmmaker Julie Dash, director of the acclaimed “The Rosa Parks Story” (which premiered at the Detroit Film Theatre in 2002), takes place Jan. 24 at the Detroit Institute of Arts. During the evening, which is organized in cooperation with the Wayne State University Department of Communication, Dash will introduce her 1991 classic “Daughters of the Dust,” a portrait of the Gullah culture of the islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia. She discusses both the film and her career with the audience following the screening.
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