With Four Women, renowned filmmaker Julie Dash collaborated with dancer Linda Martina Young to interpret Nina Simone’s song “Four Women.” Made during her studies at UCLA’s film school, Dash used “kinetic camerawork and editing, richly colored lighting, and meticulous costume, makeup and hair design . . . together with Young’s sensitive performance to turn longstanding Black female stereotypes to oblique, critical angles”—Jacqueline Stewart.
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