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The 20th Anniversary of Daughters of the Dust | The New School for Public Engagement

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Published on Mar 22, 2012

The New School for Public Engagement is a division of The New School, a university in New York City offering distinguished degree, certificate, and continuing education programs in art and design, liberal arts, management and policy, and the performing arts. THE NEW SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT | http://www.newschool.edu/public-engag...

ReMixed and ReMastered Volume 2: The 20th Anniversary of Daughters of the Dust

In 1990, Julie Dash's critically acclaimed film Daughters of the Dust won the award for Best Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was then released in 1992 through an innovative theatrical distribution model devised collaboratively by KJM3 Entertainment Group and Kino International. On Friday, March 9, a new generation of viewers will be introduced to Daughters of the Dust at the conference Remixed and Remastered Volume 2. Continuing the dialogue from the last year's conference Remixed and Remastered: Defining and Distributing The Black Image in the Era of Globalization, we also reflect upon the film's innovative and successful distribution model. Following this year's announcement of Ava DuVernay as the first African-American woman to win the Sundance award for Best Directing, we ask, "How far have we come?"

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Come hear a panel of respected scholars, cultural critics, filmmakers, and industry professionals; see the film on the big screen; and meet the cast and crew at a networking reception.

Confirmed panelists to date include Michelle Materre, Media Studies faculty member at The New School for Public Engagement; Kathryn Bowser and Mark Walton, the founders of KJM3 Entertainment Group; Gary Palmucci, Kino Lorber distribution; Grace Blake, veteran Hollywood and independent film producer; Thulani Davis, cultural critic and author; Tracyann Williams, Cultural Studies faculty member at The New School for Public Engagement; Fabio Parasecoli, Coordinator of Food Studies, New School for Public Engagement; and Leslie Harris, filmmaker.

Joining us in the festivities are the filmmakers Julie Dash and Arthur Jafa.

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Sponsored by: The Office of the Executive Dean, The School of Media Studies, The School of Undergraduate Studies, and the Food Studies Program at The New School for Public Engagement. The event is co-sponsored by Creatively Speaking, Onyx Media and The Africa Channel.

Location: Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall.
03/09/2012 5:00 p.m.

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