Zachary Richard, Cajun Heart | Nice IFF 2018

24/04/2018 By Film Fest Webteam

Directed By
Phil Comeau

Feature Documentary

Louisiana singer Zachary Richard is on a quest to understand why Acadians and Cajuns are a resilient people and what is the relevance of Acadian identity today. He traces the journey of his Acadian heritage in Canada to discover the trials and tribulations of his ancestors, the Richard and Boudreaux families. Zachary returns to Louisiana (USA) to explore what has been kept of his Acadian cultural heritage. Will he be capable of coming to terms with his past, to forgive and look towards the future? (This film was invited and presented at the United Nations in Geneva.)

Run time: 80m