Southern Screen partners with Congrès mondial acadien 2019, Alliance Française de Lafayette and CODOFIL to host the Festival International de Louisiane official film component on Tuesday, April 24 from 1-4PM at The Omni Center (227 Jefferson Street). The film series includes Le Grand Remix, Zachary Richard toujours batailleur and Le choix de Théo…en francais! Event is open to the public.
1:00PM – Zachary Richard toujours batailleur – World renowned Cajun singer Zachary Richard is on a quest to understand why Acadian and Cajuns are a resilient People and discover the pertinence of the Acadian identity today.
2:20PM – Le Choix de Théo – Documentary on Education and French Heritage in Louisiana and how globalization could save a language from disappearing.
3:15PM – Le Grand Remix – From within the New Orleans French immersion community, a francophone school teacher from Africa and a teenage former student connect through music, dance, and cathartic visions of their worlds reimagined.
Tuesday, April 24
The Omni Center
227 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, La 70501