POV "I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful"

POV "I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful"

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 10:30pm

Photo caption: Carolyn Parker

Photo credit: POV & pbs.org

This film chronicles Carolyn Parker's five-year crusade to rebuild her beloved neon-green house, her church, her community -- and her life. Award-winning director Jonathan Demme explores devastation and rebuilding of New Orleans with the story of an extraordinary woman in the POV film I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful. Hear the story of one woman who refused to “Look and Leave” during Hurricane Katrina, instead deciding to “Look and Stay” for her home, church, and community in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward. I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful, airing Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 10:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011/cable 11), is an irreplaceable entry into the annals of American history and a celebration of the indefatigable courage and staying power of an American woman.

Check out this interview with filmmaker Jonathan Demme:

Watch I'm Carolyn Parker: Filmmaker Interview with Jonathan Demme on PBS. See more from POV.

Please note that the date and time presented in this interview differ from our local broadcast schedule.
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