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Film

Julie Dash Shorts

 
 
Feb 5—Feb 6, 2017
 
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RUN TIME: 75min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $14
MEMBERS: $7 (free for Level 4 and above)
+  Intro by Michelle Materre and Debra Zimmerman, Women Make Movies
 
 
 
 
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This program surveys Julie Dash’s (Daughters of the Dust) remarkable career from the 1970s to the present.

 
Standing at the Scratch Line

Directed by Julie Dash
2016, 10min

 

A look at the history of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

 
Four Women

Directed by Julie Dash
1975, 8min

 

A dance film set to the music of Nina Simone; her breakthrough work.

Preservation print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive

L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema is a project by UCLA Film & Television Archive developed as part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980.

 
 
 
Illusions

Directed by Julie Dash
1982, 32min

 

Which explores African-American representation in 1940s Hollywood via the story of a black studio executive passing as white.

Preservation print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive

L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema is a project by UCLA Film & Television Archive developed as part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980.

 
 
Praise House

Directed by Julie Dash
1991, 25min

 

A performance piece made with Urban Bush Women founder Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.

 
 
 
 
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