RSVP: New Orleans BabyDollLadies Film Screening 2/4/17

RSVP: New Orleans BabyDollLadies Film Screening 2/4/17

IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE LOUISIANA MUSEUM FOUNDATION


DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: $10 Donation @ The Door; WAIVED FOR PRESS & DIGNITARIES
90min. Film, Followed by Discussion Panel
Saturday, February 4, 2017, 2:00p.m.
Old U. S. Mint Jazz Museum Theatre (3rd Floor); 400 Esplanade Ave, Nola 70116
Seating Capacity, 150
RSVP Deadline: January 31ST

Attendees will view the premier of “The Baby Doll Ladies Of Mardi Gras”, a documentary tracing the origins and transformations of the first women’s street masking practice in the U.S. (ca.1912). The film follows celebrated NOSD founder and native Millisia White with her Baby Doll Ladies & company as they work to help preserve and continue the once dormant doll masking and dance practice, post Hurricane Katrina (2005). Attendees participate in a Q & A Panel with the company’s cultural ambassadors and Special Invited Moderator.