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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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!