The Order of Myths Trailer (2008)

Trailer for the documentary The Order of Myths.

Mobile, Alabama, 2007: the oldest Mardi Gras in the United States is a study in Black and White. Groups prepare coronations, parades, balls, and revelry. White and Black communities have separate royal courts and separate events. People comment on these vestiges of segregation, some critical and some okay with it. The Black king and queen come to the coronation of the White royal couple, and the White king and queen join the celebration at the Comrades party, a primarily Black event. City patriarchs agree to do more together, and the city's youth seem to want more interaction as well. The film explores possible contradictions between preserving traditions and putting the old Mobile behind them.

Duration
2 min 13 sec

Views
4,546

Posted On
January 13, 2012
Director
Margaret Brown

Writer
Margaret Brown

Studio
The Cinema Guild

Release
October 10, 2008
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
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