October 18, 2017
Wed Oct 18 8:30PM | The New Orleans Advocate | Member $10 | General $13
Keepers of the Mound
USA | 2017 | 20 min | DIR: Katie Mathews (World Premiere)
A Houma family cares for one of the many ancient Native American earthen mounds threatened by the rapid disintegration of the Louisiana coastline.
USA | 2017 | 15 min | DIR: Kira Akerman & Sophie Tintori (World Premiere)
A New Orleans high school student’s meditation on a broken drainage system in an era of climate change.
Born on the Bayou
2017 | 22 min | DIR: Kevin McCaffrey (World Premiere)
The most successful levee management district in Louisiana is South Bayou Lafourche, it is constantly perfected by the leadership of sixth generation Cajun Windell Curole who combines a canny knowledge of science, best practices, political acumen and knowledge from locals.
Plaquemines and The Mid-Barataria Diversion
2017 | 22 min | DIR: John Richie (World Premiere)
Plaquemines Parish, located just south of New Orleans, runs the entire length of the Mississippi on both banks of the river. Residents of the area are torn on a governmental plan to reinforce the area’s marshlands.