New Orleans Connections: VANISHING PEARLS Director Nailah Jefferson interviewed by Eileen Julien

Nailah Jefferson's powerful documentary Vanishing Pearls examines the effects of the oil and gas industry on a small African American oyster fishing community in Louisiana's gulf coast. After a world premiere at this year's Slamdance Film Festival, and theatrical openings in New York and Los Angeles, Vanishing Pearls will screen at the Indiana University Cinema … Continue reading New Orleans Connections: VANISHING PEARLS Director Nailah Jefferson interviewed by Eileen Julien

Mississippi River 9th Ward Film and Arts Festival: October 1-10

Founded in 2007 by Senegalese filmmaker and New Orleans resident Joseph Gai Ramaka and Eileen Julien, a native New Orleanian and professor of French, comparative literature, and African diaspora studies at Indiana University, the New Orleans Afrikan Film and Arts Festival Project (NOAFEST) exposes the New Orleans public to new ideas and other worlds through … Continue reading Mississippi River 9th Ward Film and Arts Festival: October 1-10