NEW ORLEANS– Over 30,000 people are expected to attend the 30th New Orleans Film Festival, including 500 filmmakers, to see 240 films from directors of 42 different nationalities. 26% of films in the Festival were made right here in Louisiana.
There are several red-carpet movie screenings taking place during the New Orleans Film Fest.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, ORPHEUM THEATER, 6:30 PM – 7:30PM
OPENING NIGHT FILM: MARRIAGE STORY
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, ORPHEUM THEATER,6:30 PM – 7:30PM
WORLD PREMIERE: EASY DOES IT
Attendees: Film cast & crew
Director: Will Addison; Producer: Alexa Georges, Lizzie Guitreau; Writers: Will Addison, Ben Matheny; Cast: Bryan Batt, Ben Matheny
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, ORPHEUM THEATER, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
LOUISIANA PREMIERE: BURNING CANE
Attendees: Director: Phillip Youmans; Mayor: LaToya Cantrell
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, ORPHEUM THEATER, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
LOUISIANA PREMIERE: MOSSVILLE
Attendees: Film cast & crew –Director: Alexander Glustrom; Producers: Daniel Bennett, Katie Mathews, Catherine Rierson
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, ORPHEUM THEATER, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
WORLD PREMIERE: UP FROM THE STREETS
Attendees: Film cast & crew – Director: Michael Murphy; Producer: Cilista Eberle, Robin Burgess
Charlie Gabriel (from Preservation Hall Jazz Band)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, ORPHEUM THEATER, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
CLOSING NIGHT FILM: HARRIET + CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: TERENCE BLANCHARD
For more information about the New Orleans Film Fest and movie screenings, click HERE.