Doc & Talk: The Order of Myths - Racism in Mardi Gras Celebrations
Feb 11, 2021
Join us for a weekly documentary and discussion series. Each week's film selection will be available for streaming on kanopy.com. View the film at your leisure anytime leading up to the online video discussion every Thursday at 7:00 pm via the provided Google Hangouts link.
This week is 2009's The Order of Myths - Racism in Mardi Gras Celebrations
The first Mardi Gras in America was celebrated in Mobile, Alabama in 1703. In 2008, it is still racially segregated. A fascinating investigation into our nation's history and traditions, this acclaimed, award-winning documentary illuminates the complexities of race relations in 21st century America.
Winner of the Truer Than Fiction Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Nominated for the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.