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Signature image for L.A. Rebellion is a still from Ashes & Embers (1982)
October 7, 2011 - 8:29 am

As powerful a film in 2011, the 1991 release of Julie Dash’s feature debut Daughters of the Dust was the first cinematic feature by an African American woman to gain a general theatrical release as well as to be accepted within the ranks of the National Film Registry as one of our nation’s cultural treasures.