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Welcome Sessions: Daughters of The Dust + Q&A

Tuesday 4 September
107 mins
From £5.00
to £10.95
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member

About the film:

Welcome Sessions presents Julie Dash’s 1991 cult classic, Daughters of the Dust.

Set in 1902, Daughters of the Dust tells the story of three generations of African American Gullah women who live in isolation on an island off the coast of South Carolina and risk losing their culture as they prepare for a new life on mainland U.S. 

Daughters of the Dust was the first feature film directed by an African American woman to have a mainstream theatrical release in the U.S. The dreamlike style and low-country gothic aesthetic was the inspiration for Beyonce’s Lemonade.

"It is a mysterious, fabular and sometimes dreamlike film with its own theatrical poise." - The Guardian

About the event:

Tickets are free to refugees and asylum seekers. Please email welcomepresents@gmail.com to secure a space. 

This series is part of the WELCOME PRESENTS community, which bridges the gap between refugees, asylum seekers and the general public over a shared love of film and food. Find out more about our events at www.welcomepresents.com

Things you need to know:

  • If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!

  • If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
  • There will be minimum of 15 minutes of trailers before the film begins
This event is wheelchair accessible.
12A

Book now

Tue 4 September

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