Short Documentary (2016)
Writer + Director + Editor + Producer: Maya Annik Bedward / Sean Liliani
Producer: Kate Fraser
DOP: Sean Liliani
Animation: Luke Mistruzzi
Sound: Laura Dickens
Although unknown today, Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez used his newspaper—The New Orleans Tribune—to win unprecedented rights for the formerly enslaved a hundred years before the civil rights heroes of the 1960s. A HIDDEN HISTORY follows his descendent Mark Roudané as he uncovers the legacy of his famous ancestor and struggles to understand a childhood where white supremacy was a family value.
2016 – New Orleans Film Festival – New Orleans, Louisiana (World premiere)