Global Voices 2008 | TV Show Watchlist

Season 6, Episode 13 A Village Called Versailles

First Aired: August 25, 2013

"A Village Called Versailles" examines the Vietnamese community of eastern New Orleans, which rebuilt following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. The residents faced another unexpected challenge in the form of a proposed toxic landfill to be built two miles away from their neighborhood. The documentary details the post-Katrina rebuilding and the landfill protests, which eventually succeeded.