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SHORT DOCUMENTARY

On May 9, 1999, the worst vehicular accident in Louisiana history took place on Mother's Day in New Orleans.

This documentary examines the tragedy through interviews with an eyewitness, a son who lost his mother, a firefighter on the scene, and a lawyer involved in the complex litigation that followed.

Director's Bio

Cuban-American & New Orleans native Royd Anderson is an award-winning
doucmentarian & historian who specializes in Louisiana disasters
overlooked by historians. His 4 documentaries "The Luling Ferry
Disaster", "The Continental Grain Elevator Explosion", "Pan Am Flight
759", & "The UpStairs Lounge Fire" have been accepted into the Historic
New Orleans Collection, one of the state's prestigious archives. Anderson
has been a featured guest in numerous programs, including WYES' "Informed
Sources", LPB's "Louisiana, the State We're In", & The Lifetime Movie
Network's "Ghost Inside My Child". He has also been an invited guest
speaker at Princeton University & the FBI New Orleans Division's All
Employee Conference. Anderson is a graduate of Loyola University New
Orleans, UL-Lafayette, & Delgado Community College.

Royd Anderson
Royd Anderson
Royd Anderson
2020
30 Minutes
U.S.A. (Louisiana)
Watch the Trailer
1/25/20 3:00pm at Lafayette Public Library South Regional Branch
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