The Resource Bury the Hatchet

Bury the Hatchet

Label
Bury the Hatchet
Title
Bury the Hatchet
Contributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Summary
Bury the Hatchet is a portrait of three Mardi Gras Indian "Big Chiefs." These New Orleans men are the descendants of runaway slaves who were taken in by the Native Americans of the Louisiana bayous. These African-American tribes were once plagued by violent gang-style clashes. Now, every year during Mardi Gras, they take to the backstreets of New Orleans, dressed in elaborate Native American -influenced costumes that they sew over the course of the year. Where they once fought with hatchets, they now battle over which Chief has the best suit. Following the Mardi Gras Indians over the course of five years - before, during and after Hurricane Katrina - filmmaker Aaron C. Walker explores their art and philosophies, as well as their struggles within their communities: harassment by the police, violence amongst themselves, gentrification of their neighborhoods, disinterested youth, old age and natural disaster. Bury the Hatchet brings to light the real people, culture, and incredible music of the Mardi Gras chiefs that inspired the Emmy-nominated HBO show, Treme, and its character, Big Chief Albert Lambreaux. Accolades*Grand Prize Award and Intangible Culture Award Royal Anthropological Institute's Festival of Ethnographic Film (Work-in-progress screening) *Best Louisiana Feature New Orleans Film Festival *Official Selection Hot Docs Int'l Film Festival*The Times-Picayune's "Top 10 documentaries of 2011" "Stirring... Artfully shot" -The Times Picayune. "Extraordinary" -Anthropology Today
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Seventh Art Releasing in 2012
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Walker, Aaron
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
87
Technique
live action
Label
Bury the Hatchet
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1121487
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921957089
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1121487
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Bury the Hatchet
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1121487
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921957089
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1121487
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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