Julie Dash

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Julie Dash was born on October 22, 1952 in Queens, New York, USA. She is a director and writer, known for Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power (2022), TCM Spotlight: Trailblazing Women (2015) and Women of the Movement (2022). See full bio »

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Known For

TCM Spotlight: Trailblazing Women Self - Special Guest
Queen Sugar Director


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 2022 Reasonable Doubt (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2022 Women of the Movement (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Mothers and Sons (2022)
- Manhunt (2022)
 2021 Our Kind of People (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2021 Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky (Short) (directed by)
 2017 Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl (Documentary)
 2017 Queen Sugar (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Drums at Dusk (2017)
- Yet Do I Marvel (2017)
 2002 The Rosa Parks Story (TV Movie)
 2000 Love Song (TV Movie)
 1999 Incognito (TV Movie)
 1997 Tony! Toni! Toné!: Thinking of You (Music Video short)
 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie) (segment "Sax Cantor Riff")
 1997 Women: Stories of Passion (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1996 Tracy Chapman: Give Me One Reason (Music Video short)
 1991 Praise House (Short)
 1982 Illusions (Short)
 1977 Diary of an African Nun (Short)
 1975 Four Women (Short)
 1973 Working Models of Success (Documentary)
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Show Show Self (17 credits)

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Other Works:

Daughters of the Dust, a novel.

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Julie Fielder


Arthur Jafa  (1 child)

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Personal Quote:

[on being invited to join AMPAS, after her original application, 25 years ago, was ignored] I'm hopeful. There are still a lot of people waiting at the gate, but things are moving forward. [Oct. 2016] See more »


She has directed two films that have been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: Illusions (1982) and Daughters of the Dust (1991). See more »

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