Julie Dash

Film Director / Novelist / Writer | * 10/22/1952 (69) | Long Island City (United States of America (USA))
Julie Ethel Dash (born October 22, 1952) is an American film director, writer and producer. Dash received her MFA in 1985 at the UCLA Film School and is one of the graduates and filmmakers known as the L.A. Rebellion. The L.A. Rebellion refers to the first African and African-American students who studied film at UCLA. After she had written and directed several shorts, her 1991 feature Daughters of the Dust became the first full-length film directed by an African-American woman to obtain general theatrical release in the United States. Daughters of the Dust is a fictionalized telling of her father's Gullah family who lived off the coast of the Southeastern United States. The film features black women's stories, striking visuals shot on location and a non-linear narrative. It is included in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress for its cultural, historical and aesthetic significance." Dash has written two books on Daughters of the Dust—a "making of" history co-written with Toni Cade Bambara and bell h... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | History

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Awards & Nominations for Julie Dash

Guggenheim Fellowship Candace Award Maya Deren Award

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Movies with Julie Dash as Actress(5)

as herself2021 Brainwashed
as herself2011 These Amazing Shadows
as herself2003 Sisters in Cinema

Movies with Julie Dash as Crew(24)

Directing/Director2017 Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl
Directing/Director2016 Standing at the Scratch Line
Writing/Writer2016 Standing at the Scratch Line
Production/Producer2016 Standing at the Scratch Line
Directing/Director2002 The Rosa Parks Story
Directing/Director2000 Love Song
Directing/Director1999 Funny Valentines
Directing/Director1999 Incognito
Directing/Director1992 Daughters of the Dust
Writing/Writer1992 Daughters of the Dust
Production/Producer1992 Daughters of the Dust
Directing/Director1991 Praise House
Writing/Writer1991 Praise House
Directing/Director1982 Illusions
Writing/Writer1982 Illusions
Editing/Editor1982 Illusions
Production/Producer1982 Illusions
Directing/Director1977 The Diary of an African Nun
Editing/Editor1977 The Diary of an African Nun
Production/Producer1977 The Diary of an African Nun
Directing/Director1975 Four Women
Crew/Cinematography1975 Four Women

TV Shows/Series with Julie Dash as Crew(2)

Directing/Director2016 Queen Sugar
Writing/Writer1996 Women: Stories of Passion

Full Name: Julie Dash
Born: Wednesday, 10/22 1952 (October) in Long Island City (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 69 years + 97 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: American Film Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, AFI Conservatory, Jamaica High School
Member of: Alpha Kappa Alpha
Julie Dash frequently works together with these people:
Yvonne Welbon (7x, Crew)
Arthur Jafa (4x, Crew)
Barbarao (3x, Actress)
David Claessen (3x, Crew)
Douglas Blush (3x, Crew)
Paul Mariano (3x, Crew)
Kurt Norton (3x, Crew)
Catherine Crouch (3x, Crew)
Mary Woronov (2x, Actress)
Colleen McDermott (2x, Actress)
Kat Candler (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:876165, Added: 11/16/2018, Last updated: 01/01/2022