Les Vues Film Series: All on a Mardi Gras Day
Our Les Vues Film Series is held on the last Monday of each month. The event is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, statewide. Films range from documentaries to animations focusing on various aspects of culture. Following the screening, there is a discussion between the audience and the curator.
Mardi Gras Indians! Zulus! Baby Dolls! Skeletons! All on a Mardi Gras Day tells the story of New Orleans' black carnival, from Congo Square to post-Katrina. This award-winning documentary mixes interviews with Big Chiefs, Zulu Kings and other carnival maskers with amazing archival footage and classic New Orleans music.