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New Orleans Film Society

T-Galop: A Louisiana Horse Story

USA 75 min.

Sunday, October 14, at 1:45 p.m.
Theatres at Canal Place 2
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Wednesday, October 17, at 3:45 p.m.
Prytania Theatre
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Director, Writer
Conni Castille
  • T-Galop Trailer

Synopsis

Creole cowboys and Cajun jockeys, Cotton Knights and Mardi Gras revelers reveal the long history and blend between Creoles and Cajuns and the horses they love. This equine love affair began more than 250 years ago on the first ranches of South Louisiana. Creoles and Cajuns are some of America’s first cowboys. Not only essential to hard ranch work, horses were often the focus of French Louisiana’s renowned joie de vivre. T-GALOP romps playfully across South Louisiana through professional sports to community rituals bearing witness to a modern horse culture that was born many centuries ago. Funded in part by: Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, Louisiana Entertainment, Louisiana Economic Development Association, Louisiana Division of the Arts administered through the Acadiana Center for the Arts.

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