Dash: Three Films
DIRECTOR: JULIE DASH
Four Women (1975 / 16mm / 7 mins)
The Diary of an African Nun (1977 / 35mm / 13 mins)
Illusions (1982 / 16mm / 34 mins)
Julie Dash, director of the groundbreaking, visually striking 1991 film Daughters of the Dust began her career with these marvelous shorts: a dance film set to Nina Simone, an Alice Walker adaptation set in Uganda, and a drama about racial identity set in World War II-era Hollywood.