Kristin Gisleson Palmer says 'Treme' appearance gave her an inside look at film industry

Jacques Morial isn't the only familiar face who pops up on the Treme Episode which aired on May 16 installment, which delves deeply into local politics for the first time.

Kristin Gisleson Palmer, the City Council's newly installed District Crepresentative, appears in three scenes, including one where shedelivers a single line of dialogue. Though she's never identified, it's clear that, like Morial, she is portraying herself.

Palmer ran unsuccessfully for the District C post in 2006 during the city's first post-Katrina elections, which are being woven into the Treme narrative. She lost a runoff to lawyer James Carter, who has anonspeaking cameo visible only to the most attentive viewers. AfterCarter decided not to seek a second term this year, Palmer won theoffice in February.

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