Documentary Screening and Discussion
Date: March 5, 2009 PST Location: BoDine 300
“The New Orleans Tea Party” is a 74-minute documentary about the rebuilding of civil society in post-Katrina New Orleans.
Filmmakers Marline Otte, Associate Professor of History, Tulane University, New Orleans, and Laszlo Fulop, Assistant Professor in the Film Deptartment at the University of New Orleans, chronicled the achievements of both the local residents and the millions of volunteers streaming to the region. “We believe that exploring the slow and painful renaissance of this singular American city - its ongoing struggle for existence - throws open a window onto the collective consciousness of a nation…”
Professor Otte will present the film and lead a Q&A following the film. The event will take place in BoDine, room 300. For more information, contact Nancy Hugg at 503-768-7378.