Julie Dash

How feminist programming is forging a progressive future for women in cinema

By Christina Newland

At Bristol’s Cinema Rediscovered, female-driven stories came to the fore in thrilling fashion.

Daughters of the Dust (1991)

By David Jenkins

Julie Dash’s dreamy debut feature is back in cinemas in time for its 25th anniversary.

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Why Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust remains essential viewing

By Matt Turner

A key inspiration for Beyoncé’s Lemonade, this afrofuturist 1991 drama is a milestone in American cinema.

Every film by a black director at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival

By Ewan Cameron

New films from Ava DuVernay and Spike Lee are part of the official programme’s focus on diversity.

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