Geektivities: ARRAY @ the Broad Museum

Julie Dash, Daughters of the Dust, 1991. Image courtesy of Cohen Media Group.
Written by C.Diva

On November 16 at 8pm, ARRAY @ the Broad in Los Angeles, the ongoing screening series featuring classic and modern films, will feature the Julie Dash film, Daughters of the Dust (1991), the ethereal film that inspired Beyonce’s Lemonade explores life on the small South Carolina island of St. Helena, where the descendants of slaves keep the traditions of Africa alive.

ARRAY, according to their website, is “the rebirth of the African-American film festival releasing movement (AFFRM) founded by filmmaker Ava DuVernay in 2010…dedicated to the amplification of independent films by people of color and women filmmakers globally.”

At the screening, to be held at the Broad’s Ace Theatre, Ava DuVernay and Daughters of the Dust filmmaker Julie Dash will be answering questions after the film. Tickets are only $25 and can be purchased online or, if you’re daring, at the box office the day of the showing.

If you haven’t seen the film, check out the trailer below, and then visit the Broad’s website to buy tickets for this amazing event.