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By Invitation Only
The secrets and inner workings of the old-line Carnival societies and debutante balls of Mardi Gras.
- Premiere Date
- August 1, 2006
- 60 minutes
- Funding Initiative
- Series and Special Projects
New Orleans filmmaker Rebecca Snedeker explores a family tradition to discover the secrets and inner workings of the old-line Carnival societies and debutante balls of Mardi Gras. Questioning their racial exclusivity, she takes an insider's look at the pageantry of the balls and asks the question: what does it really mean to be the queen of the masked men?