Daughters of the Dust12A
At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community – former West African slaves – prepares to migrate from their Island home to the mainland, leaving their land and legacy behind. Julie Dash’s rapturous vision of black womanhood was the first film directed by an African American woman to receive a wide cinema release and still resonates to this day.
Part of the Oxford International Women’s Festival’s Classic Film Season. Buy tickets to all six classics (in a single transaction) and get 20% off the total cost.
‘This elegiac, dreamlike drama set on the Sea Islands off South Carolina in 1902 has an iron core of painful history’
Kate Muir, The TImes
What else is on?
Today (Wednesday 30th November)
Tomorrow (Thursday 1st December)
Plan your visit
Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!