Faubourg Treme
The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

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Faubourg Treme
Past and present collide in this powerful documentary about Faubourg Treme, the fabled New Orleans' neighborhood that gave birth to jazz, launched America's first black daily newspaper, and nurtured generations…
10 Year Update
Find out how the community is doing 10 years after.

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Anonymous

Thank you for documenting this untold story and for making it accessible to anyone who is seeking truth.

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Dawn

Political Revolution! So many students are excited about that call in this year’s Presidential election cycle. We’re thrilled to see a new generation of young activists fighting for racial and economic justice. Our film is about an equally radical revolution that was born in America’s oldest ...Read more

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Janey

An important history, well told.

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Lolis Eric

One of the great lessons we learned while making Treme is that history is repeating itself. Questions of who will be allowed to vote, who will be educated, who will be allowed to own land, who will have access to equal justice – these same questions raised during Reconstruction and earlier ...Read more

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Olivia

This film inspired me to visit New Orleans. Rich with history and energy, I spent a lot of time in the Faubourg Treme district - so refreshing to get off the tourist strips. Although heavy with tragedies over time, I couldn't help feel the sense of hope and resilience that the film portrayed. ...Read more

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John

Wonderful sense of past history and present realities!

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