Film Screening: Louisiana Documentary "Finding Cajun"

In celebration of March being Le Mois de la Francophonie (Francophone Month) we're screening the Louisianian documentary, Finding Cajun. The event will take place at the AFNO, but space is limited, so register in advance! The film was produce in both French and English, and thus, will have French/English subtitles when appropriate. Therefore all learners are welcome !

$5  •  Free for members
*AFNO members receive free admittance but still require tickets. The price should automatically be waived if you are logged into your AFNO account. Please contat Karla at with any questions.*

The event will include a Q&A session with Director Nathan Rabalais. Dr. Rabalais is the Joseph P. Montiel Endowed Professor of Francophone Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He specializes in the folklore, literature, and popular culture of French-speaking North America, particularly in Louisiana and Acadian communities of maritime Canada.

About the Documentary:

Delving into the complex question, Dr. Rabalais presents a critical and historically informed perspective on the origin and evolution of Cajun identity and the complex issues being debated today. Offering perspectives and interviews from Louisiana, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and more, viewers are able to acces a wide-range of sources; including notable historians, scholars, and folklorists. This documentary aims to explore and enlighten viewers on the cultural identity and heritage now known as "Cajun." Inspired by personal passion and created between the Rabalais brothers, this film is certain to both entertain and inform!

Watch the trailer Watch the trailer Interview with Dr. Rabalais Interview with Dr. Rabalais

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Alliance Française
de La Nouvelle-Orléans

1519 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

Monday-Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday: 10am-4pm


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