Director Julie Dash Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for New Film

Acclaimed director Julie Dash (“Daughters of the Dust,” “The Rosa Parks Story”) has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $55,000 to continue production of her documentary “Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl.”

The film chronicles the life of writer, performer and culinary anthropologist Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor, who published the cookbook “Travel Notes” in 1970 and starred in “Daughters of the Dust.”

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