Jonathan Demme’s portrait of post-Katrina New Orleans tells the story of Carolyn Parker, a lifelong resident of the Lower Ninth Ward, who is fighting for the right to rebuild her home and community.
Jonathan Demme talks about his portrait documentary of a woman from the Lower Ninth Ward.
After a screening at the Brooklyn Museum, producer Daniel Wolff updated the audience on the film's central characters.
Carolyn explains how thankful she was for still having her house after Katrina.
Carolyn remembers her grandmother's home cooking in Louisiana.
Carolyn, who was fair as a child, remembers her first cross with segregation on a bus.
Carolyn explains why she never used recipes as a cook, and then as a licensed chef.
Carolyn remembers how she used to make dresses for her mother when she was young.
Carolyn remembers addressing a committee after Hurricane Katrina.