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Daughters of the Dust

Genesis Cinema 93-95 Mile End Road London E1 4UJ
Black History Month, Festivals, Film, Free to attend
Wednesday 2nd November 2022 (21:00-23:00)

At the dawn of the 20th century, a family in the Gullah community of coastal South Carolina - former West African slaves who adopted many of their ancestors' Yoruba traditions - suffers a generational split. Young Haagar wants to move to the mainland away from tradition-bound matriarch Nana . Former prostitute Yellow Mary gets a cold shoulder when she returns to the island with her female lover, especially from her sister Viola.

£7.50   100 FREE TICKETS  are available for Tower Hamlet's residents on a first come first serve basis. Attendees will be able to go to Genesis' box office on the day to claim their tickets.

This is supported by Tower Hamlets Council and is part of Raindance Film Festival 

2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the Raindance Film Festival, the UK’s leading indie film festival, and this year’s edition will be a celebration of 30 years of independent film in the UK. Running 26 October – 5 November, Raindance will revisit some of the most pivotal films from its archive in a series of special screenings. Raindance will also look towards the next 30 years with a programme of fresh, relevant, and radical world premieres as well as a selection of must-see titles cherry-picked from the international film festival circuit.