Who Yo’ People?

Documentary & Theater Production

Who Yo’ People?

Who Yo’ People? is a documentary film that explores the African heritage of Louisiana. It takes the audience on a journey through the vibrant history and culture of the peoples who would become known as Louisiana Creoles, while interrogating ideas of identity.

The film premiere will be presented in conjuntion with Dance Afrikana’s dance production of the same name. The dance piece explores the rich dance traditions of Louisiana, from Bamboula to Zydeco.

This project is fiscally sponsored by Fresh Arts and was made possible in part through the Houston Arts Alliance’s Support for Organizations Grant, The Houston BIPOC Arts Network and Fund, and the 5th Ward GO Neighborhoods Spark Arts Grant. This project has also been supported by The Philadelphia Independent Media Fund administered by Scribe Video Center with funds provided by the Independence Public Media Foundation.