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Zydeco (1986)

Nick Spitzer film on African American dance-hall music in French-speaking southwest Louisiana, with Dolon Carriere, Armand Ardoin, and Alphonse “Bois Sec” Ardoin.

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Film Details

  • Film by: Nicholas Spitzer
  • Produced by: Nicholas R. Spitzer
  • Cinematographer: Stephen DuPlantier with Ed Metz and Glen Pitre
  • Sound: Francis Jacobs, N. Spitzer, Kenny Delbert, Randy Labry
  • Editor: Nick Spitzer, Stephen DuPlantier
  • Other Credits: Video segments and editing by Thom Wolf, Narrator Dr. Krueger Normand.
  • Funding: Louisiana Committee for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Louisiana Division of the Arts.
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • © 1986, Nicholas Spitzer and the Center for Gulf South History and Culture
  • 55mins, Color
  • Categories:
    CustomsFestivals/CustomsRural LifeAfrican American CultureMaritime Lore