A Place Called Desire

Highlights and stories of the New Orleans Upper 9th Ward Desire community.

A PLACE CALLED DESIRE shares the stories of the New Orleans Upper 9th Ward Desire community. Producer and director Leonard Smith III recreates the historical memory of a community and documents the legacy of pride by those who lived in this post-World War II development. Smith enables the viewer to look beyond unfair stereotypes and see the thriving, loving community of Desire.

A Place Called Desire is a local public television program presented by WYES.