Reel South

Jonah Stands Up

Season 3, Episode 5 of 10

Film by: Hannah Engelson. Jonah Bascle was an unconventional mayoral candidate, even by New Orleans standards: artist, comedian, disability-rights activist. Born with muscular dystrophy, Jonah raced against mortality throughout his twenties. Combining humor, political action, and a sense of urgency, Jonah Stands Up challenges stereotypes associated with differently-abled individuals in New Orleans.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
5/26/2019
10:30 p.m.
5/27/2019
2:30 a.m.
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