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Roots of Fire

Film Description

The battle to revive dying tradition comes to life through the young musicians of Southwest Louisiana in this powerful musical documentary. Amidst shuttered rural dance clubs and encroaching globalization, five Grammy award
– winning artists, Wilson Savoy, Jourdan Thibodeaux, Kelli Jones, Kristi Guillory, and Joel Savoy, lend their voices, examine the discrimination that almost erased their customs, and share the unique sounds created when the forces of fresh talent and deep history collide to fight for cultural survival.

Film Details

  • Genre: Music/Documentary
  • Runtime: 1h 24m minutes
  • Director: Abby Berendt Lavoi, Jeremey Lavoi

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