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PBS Short Film Festival | Episode | You Can’t Stop Spirit

The New Orleans Baby Doll maskers are a pivotal yet overshadowed tradition of Black Mardi Gras that stems from Storyville, the former vice district in New Orleans, in the early 19th century. Baby Dolls of the Mardi Gras tradition paint a full picture of masking culture and how it operates as a vehicle for women to redefine notions of gender, sexual identity and freedom.

S2022 E15 | 0:16:35 | AIRED: 7/11/2022 | EXPIRES: 7/11/2024 |
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