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Faubourg Treme:
The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

56-minute version now available on DVD and streaming, edited for classroom use.

A powerful piece of work... Don’t miss it!
— Cornel West
A stunning historical experience.
— Leon Litwack
Arguably the most poignant film ever made about New Orleans.
— The New Orleans Tribune
Faubourg Treme Awards

Other Work by Dawn Logsdon


Big Joy(Frisky Divinity Productions)

Documentary on the life and work of the California poet and experimental filmmaker James Broughton.

Co-Director/Editor/Writer: Dawn Logsdon

Premiere: SXSW & Tribeca 2013. Theatrical release began February 2014.

Awards: Best Documentary at Seattle, Florida and Oaxaca 2013 Film Festivals

Have You Heard from Johannesburg? (Clarity Films)

Documentary series on the worldwide anti-apartheid movement.

Director: Connie Field
Editor/Writer: Dawn Logsdon    

Broadcast: February 2012 PBS Independent Lens, BBC Four, & worldwide. 

Awards: IDA Best Documentary Series Award 2011, Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Achievement 2012


The Weather Underground (Upstate Films)

Documentary on the Vietnam War era radical youth group.

Director/Producer: Sam Green
Editor: Dawn Logsdon  

Broadcast: PBS Independent Lens 2004

Awards: Academy Award Nomination for Best Documentary Feature 2004, Sundance Official Selection 2003

Paragraph 175 (Telling Pictures)

Documentary about homosexuals during the Nazi era.

Directors/Producers: Rob Epstein/ Jeffrey Friedman
Editor: Dawn Logsdon

Broadcast: HBO 2001

Awards: Sundance Best Documentary Directing 2000, Berlin FIPRESCI Award for Best Film &Teddy Award for Best Documentary 2000