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Fieldwork Footage

Directed by Zora Neale Hurston
United States, 1929
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

Zora Neale Hurston spent nearly two years studying the folkloric customs, work songs, spirituals, and vernacular language of African American communities along the River Road and from New Orleans to Florida—observations that culminated in her 1935 collection Mules and Men.

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Fieldwork Footage Directed by Zora Neale Hurston