A journey to the heart of New Orleans history and the Mardi Gras Black Indian community. Through their stories, this film documents the abundance of creative energy that flows as they prepare for the Carnival and its parade, with all its feathered regalia. Their strong identities and spiritual roots are conveyed with excitement and passion.
|Director||Jo Béranger, Edith Patrouilleau, Hugues Poulain|
|Script||Jo Béranger, Edith Patrouilleau, Hugues Poulain|
|Editing||Edith Patrouilleau, Hugues Poulain|
|Sound||Jo Béranger, Hugues Poulain|
|Sound mixing||Adam Wolny|
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Jo Béranger has made numerous documentary films during her career, including the feature film Voyage en mémoires indiennes, which has become a reference for all those interested in American Indigenous. Black Indians is the last film of Jo Béranger, who passed away in 2015.
Taksim, chronique de la révolution des arbres (2014); Lettre de Pithiviers ( 2012); Empreintes de vie ( 2008); Voyage en mémoires indiennes ( 2003); Je voudrais vous dire… ( 2001); Du rififi à Seattle ( 2000); La candidate (1998); Les filles de Zapata (1997)
As a cinematographer on various feature films, Hugues Poulain has notably photographed the films of Benoît Delépine and Gustave Kervern, from Aaltra to Saint-Amour and Louise-Michel and Mammuth.
Itinéraire d’un braqueur (2017)
A strong advocate for the rights of the Indigenous communities, Edith Patrouilleau contributed to the creation of the CSIA-Nitassinan in 1977.