The Order of Myths

Overview

In director Margaret Brown's The Order of Myths, she explores the parties, parades, and lesser-known gatherings that encompass the hedonistic event known as Mardi Gras, discovering that complex issues of class, race, and politics are seldom left behind, even in the name of celebration.
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Overview

In director Margaret Brown's The Order of Myths, she explores the parties, parades, and lesser-known gatherings that encompass the hedonistic event known as Mardi Gras, discovering that complex issues of class, race, and politics are seldom left behind, even in the name of celebration.
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Special Features

Audio Commentary by Director Margaret Brown and Cinematographer Michael Simmonds; ; Deleted Scenes; Q&A With Director and Cast at the Mobile, Alabama premiere; ; Theatrical Trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2009
  • UPC: 717119116248
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: New Yorker Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:20:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Margaret Brown Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter
Steve Bannatyne Executive Producer
Louis Black Associate Producer
Frazer Bradshaw Cinematographer
Sara Alize Cross Producer
Lee Daniel Cinematographer
Brian Rigney Hubbard Cinematographer
Chris Mattsson Executive Producer
Geoffrey Richman Editor
Michael Simmonds Cinematographer
Gabby Stein Producer
Michael Taylor Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Order of Myths
1. Folly & Death [3:55]
2. Crown Fitting [8:13]
3. Wine Tasting [8:26]
4. Africatown [3:33]
5. Preparations [3:35]
6. Who You Invite Into Your Home [5:13]
7. Roots [:44]
8. Brittain's Luncheon [7:15]
9. Goodwill Tour [2:28]
10. Night Parade [2:29]
11. Letter to the Editor [6:24]
12. Two Key Ceremonies [3:10]
13. MCA Coronation [2:25]
14. MAMGA Rehearsal & Coronation [5:13]
15. Comrades Ball [3:03]
16. Fat Tuesday [4:22]
17. The Real Queen of Mardi Gras [2:15]
18. End Credits [3:18]
1. Aileen Jenkins 1st Black Mardi Gras Queen [2:25]
2. The Arborists [:41]
3. Parade Cleanup [:57]
4. Order of Osiris [2:00]
5. Eric & Dora Finley [1:51]
6. Donkey Ritual [1:30]
7. Queen Mother Meaher (and Grandmother) [2:46]
8. Joe Cain & the Merry "Black" Widows [3:02]
9. Moon Pie #1 [:34]
10. Mr Alexander [2:29]
11. Moon Pie #2 [1:02]
12. RV City [:46]
13. Brittain & the French Boyfriend [4:48]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Order of Myths
   Play Feature
   Scene Selection
   Extras
      Audio Commentary by Director Margaret Brown and Cinematographer Michael Simmonds: On/Off
      Q & A With Margaret Brown and the Cast at the Mobile, Alabama Screening
      Deleted Scenes
         Play All
      Theatrical Trailer
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