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Mayaba Liebenthal of Critical Resistance and Loyola's Bill Quigley are among the contributors to this comprehensive film that examines the issues New Orleans faces as it rebuilds while mounting the first Carnival celebration following Katrina.
Come see Henri Schindler, Arthur Hardy, Blaine Kern, Ardley Hanneman, and other New Orleans legends tell the story of what Mardi Gras means to the Crescent City!
Showing as part of the 2007 New Orleans Film Festival,
Don't Eat the Baby: adventures at post-Katrina Mardi Gras
will be screening at the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center - 900 Camp St.
at 9:30 pm on Thursday, October 18th.
TICKETS are available at http://www.cacno.org for only $8, discounts for CAC and NOFS members.
This feature length documentary examines the debate over to hold Mardi Gras in the wake of Katrina and frames New Orleans' journey to recover with a comprehensive discussion of how Carnival affects every aspect of New Orleans society. Additional interviewees include Stephen Hales of Rex, Virgil Tiller of the St. Augustine Purple Knights, Loyola law professor Bill Quigley, Mayaba Liebenthal of Critical Resistance, author Tom Piazza, ChiQuita Simms, and many others. This is the story of Mardi Gras as told by the residents of New Orleans!
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You can read about the film at
and at our website
I hope you can make it!