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Daughters of the Dust
Daughters of the Dust
554 Ratings


At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community on the Sea Islands off of South Carolina struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore while contemplating a migration to the mainland, even further from their roots.

Our take

Kaycee Moore stars as the resolute face of the future in Julie Dash’s majestic and influential period piece. No doubt spellbound by its sumptuous images, all bathed in gold and indigo hues, Beyoncé later asked the film’s cinematographer Arthur Jafa to realize the electrifying visuals of Lemonade!