In 2017, I, Luke Fontana produced a 13 minute film, titled MERCY ON THE BAYOU.
The film revolves around the horrific lynching of 11 Sicilians inside Orleans Parish prison in 1891.
Attorney, Luke Fontana visits the grave of Lance Eustesse III., one of the men responsible for the lynchings.
Producer/Photographer/Writer: Luke Fontana
Direction/Filmed/Edited: Carlos Valladares
Luke Fontana, Armand Sheik Richardson, Omar Alaoui
Made from a kind grant from New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.