New Documentary Details The Rise Of The Hub City
A new documentary details the earliest days of Lafayette all the way up to its position as the present-day hub of technology, food, culture and more. It's directed by Javier Ortiz Pereyra and produced by Motu Pictures and Celeste Marfull. You can watch the full documentary below.
The video description says it all:
Travel through the heart of Acadiana. Explore the flavors of food and music Lafayette has to offer. Learn about the rich history of the language and cultural makeup of this lively city. Enjoy the events Lafayette has to offer and dance the night away with Cajun and Zydeco music. Welcome to Lafayette, The Hub City.
The documentary has won numerous awards at film festivals across the country.
Best Ethnographic Documentary 2018 - Alive Documentary Film Festival - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Best Documentary Short Film 2018 - South Film and Arts Academy Festival - Rancagua, Chile
Official Selection 2019 - Cinema On The Bayou Film Festival - Lafayette, LA, USA
Official Selection 2019 - Clean Shorts Film Festival - Oklahoma City, OK, USA