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THE PROJECT

DIGITAL SERIES

Amidst shuttered rural dance clubs and encroaching globalization, five Grammy award-winning musicians push against stereotypes of the American South and move the music of their ancestors forward. But their fans are getting older and the language is fading away. Will their efforts be enough to save a dying community?

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The accompanying digital series features vignettes with a variety of artists, including established stars in Cajun and Zydeco, behind-the-scenes videos, and featurettes on related topics.

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FEATURE FILM
ROOTS OF FIRE (PART 1)

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The battle to revive dying tradition comes to life through the young musicians of Southwest Louisiana in this powerful musical documentary. Amidst shuttered rural dance clubs and encroaching globalization, five Grammy award-winning artists lend their voices, examine the discrimination that almost erased their customs, and share the unique sounds created when the forces of fresh talent and deep history collide to fight for cultural survival.

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DOCUMENTARY FILM TRAILER

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OR THESE SOCIALS

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

CALIFORNIA CREOLE

FEATURING GRAMMY NOMINEE ANDRE THIERRY

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We're casting artists to be part of the digital series & the Roots of Fire (Part 2) Zydeco Feature Documentary! If you’re a musician in this space and would love to be involved, drop us a line. We’d love to talk.

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There are sponsorship opportunities for the digital series. If your brand has synergy with our project, and you’d like to partner up, then let's talk. Send us an email and tell us a little about your company!

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