Caption: Monique Verdin and Sharon Linezo Hong
Monique Verdin and Sharon Linezo Hong 

Producer Profile: Monique Verdin and Sharon Linezo Hong

From: Vision Maker Media
Series: Native Producer Profile
Length: 18:03

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Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with filmmakers Monique Verdin (Houma) and Sharon Linezo Hong about their new film, My Louisiana Love.

Monique_verdin_sharon_linezo_hong_small My Louisiana Love, the new documentary by Monique Verdin and Sharon Linezo Hong, tells a story of love, loss and life in the wetlands of southeastern Louisiana. Told from Verdin’s perspective, My Louisiana Love follows her journey to document the untold story of the Houma people, whose existence and culture have been eroded by years of U.S. government and oil industry intrusion, plus environmental devastation from recent events including Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Piece Description

My Louisiana Love, the new documentary by Monique Verdin and Sharon Linezo Hong, tells a story of love, loss and life in the wetlands of southeastern Louisiana. Told from Verdin’s perspective, My Louisiana Love follows her journey to document the untold story of the Houma people, whose existence and culture have been eroded by years of U.S. government and oil industry intrusion, plus environmental devastation from recent events including Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Reservation Blues Jim Boyd and Sherman Alexie Reservation Blues: The Soundtrack. Thunderwolf 1995 :30