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[Dash, Julie] The Cinematic Jazz of Julie Dash.

Afro-American filmmaker, producer, writer and director Julie Dash talks about her life and work and the difficulties she has had getting her films distributed and accepted. Interspersed with her comments are clips from three of her films, Daughters of the Dust, Illusions, and Diary of an African Nun, and she talks about the making of a fourth film, Four Women. One of her principal aims, she says, is "to redefine images of black women on the screen." Written and produced by Yvonne Welbon. 1992. 27 min. web web sites: Women Make Movies catalog description