Louisiana Stories at National Museum of the American Indian in New York: At the Movies. Enjoy this show on Thursday, April 4 at 6 pm & Saturday, April 6 at 2 pm – Auditorium.
In the wetlands of coastal Louisiana, the Houma struggle to preserve their traditional fishing grounds and their communities. Discussions with the filmmakers follow each screening. FREE admission.
2012, 9. min. Directed by David Lee and Rex New. Co-Producer: Adam Crepelle (Houma).
With his pickup truck sleigh, Thomas Dardar, Chief of the United Houma Nation, becomes Indian Santa. New York premiere.
My Louisiana Love
2012, 66 min. Directed by Sharon Linezo Hong. Producers/writers: Sharon Linezo Hong and Monique Verdin (Houma).
In a vivid portrayal of loss and recovery, Monique Verdin returns to southeast Louisiana to reunite with her family. She quickly realizes that the Houma people’s traditional way of life, based in the fragile wetlands, is being threatened by the cycle of man-made environmental crises. As the story develops, she must also overcome personal losses and redefine the meaning of home. New York premiere.
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