Imagine Your Story: Daughters of the Dust (1991)

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Directed by Julie Dash (113 minutes). The three generations of the Peazant family must contemplate migration to the northern mainland. Their familial roots run deep as Gullah islanders living on the Sea Islands steeped in heritage and folklore. The family matriarch, Nana (Cora Lee Day), insists on remaining behind, while Yellow Mary (Barbara-O) and Viola (Cheryl Lynn Bruce) find themselves conflicted. Imagine Your Story with films that draw upon fairy tales, folklore, fantasy and mythology.

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