Screening

About Julie Dash

Year Released:
2016

This lecture will be in the form of an extended, on-stage interview led by Terri Francis, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Culture with IU's The Media School. Julie Dash’s rich filmography explores the spectrum of Black women’s experience across wide swaths of geography and time. The year 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of her groundbreaking film Daughters of the Dust, and the Black Film Center/Archive is excited to sponsor a screening of the newly released digital restoration print, along with a selection of short films from her time as part of the UCLA-based Black cinema revolution of the late 1960s to late 1980s, known today as the L.A. Rebellion. This series is sponsored by the Black Film Center/Archive, the The Media School’s cinema and media arts program, the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, and IU Cinema.

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