Hidden Gem:

Repran Pouvwa Mwen

Feature Documentary

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Hidden Gem

Story

Mervin Primeaux O'Bryant, the man whose life is as rich as the creole and cajun steeped streets of Lafayette, LA where he grew up, is finally sharing his story. Throughout a series of candid interviews with Mervin, his family, close friends and colleagues,  the world will now have its first unfettered glimpse into the life of Mervin - the hidden gem of the South. 

 

Opening up about childhood trauma, the challenges of growing up as a Deaf child in the Jim Crow south, love, loss. his HIV status and more, Mervin is choosing to leave no stone unturned. Having traveled the world over as a dancer, actor and signing performer, Mervin's life is full of experiences that he hopes serve as an inspiration to anyone who hears of them. With a message to all that "We are in control of our own destiny," you are invited to watch the unveiling of this hidden gem. This is his moment  to shoot across the sky - you're invited to come and be a part!