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A la Recherche d’Une Nouvelle Acadie: Une Odysée Acadienne (1985)

En Français



Genre: Documentary, French

Place Covered: Canada, France, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-11-17

Duration: 00:54:18

Subjects: History | Acadians | CAJUNS | Expulsion of the Acadians, 1755 | French language


  • LaFleur, Amanda Narrator
  • LaFleur, Donna Photographer
  • Richard, Todd Photographer
  • Mme. Moulineau Interviewee
  • Caillebeau, Maurice Interviewee
  • Mme. Touret Interviewee
  • Mme. Le Talhouidec Interviewee
  • Mme. Gautrot Interviewee
  • Mme. LeGac Interviewee
  • M. Boutin Interviewee
  • Lonhienne, Jacques Interviewee
  • Nougaret, Roger Interviewee


This special episode of the series “En Francais” from November 17, 1985, retraces the journey of the exiled Acadians in France prior to their 1785 migration to Louisiana. It chronicles the history of the Acadians from the establishment of the colony Acadie in Canada, their expulsion by the British, their time in France, and their migration to Louisiana. Narrator: Amanda LaFleur