Lino Yerima Asana is a Cameroonian American filmmaker currently living in New Orleans. His films often explore and celebrate themes of black dynamism, identity, and transnationalism. Some of his films and videos have been featured by Okay Africa, Bitter Southerner, Nowness, and Indiewire and screened at several film festivals. In addition to developing his first feature film, "The Parking Lot Attendant" (An SFFILM Rainin 2022 Screenwriting Grant Finalist), Asana is currently in post-production on a documentary that intimately explores the contribution of black chefs and humble cooks in the New Orleans food industry. Today on Culture & Flavor, Zella and Lino talk about his latest documentary in production that looks at the legacy of the 1978 Creole Feast Cookbook written by Dr. Rudy Joseph Lombard and Chef Nathaniel Burton.
Photographer Josh Farria.
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