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New Orleans Film Fest Opens Tonight

The New Orleans Film Society presents the 2013 New Orleans Film Festival at select theatres throughout New Orleans from Thursday, October 10 through Thursday, October 17, and while it is always difficult to narrow down your viewing choices during the jam-packed week of new, innovative films, the OffBeat staff is here to make a few [...]

OffBeat’s Guide
to Music and Louisiana
at New Orleans Film Fest 2013

The New Orleans Film Society presents the 2013 New Orleans Film Festival (NOFF) at select theaters throughout the city from Thursday, October 10 through Thursday, October 17, and while it is always difficult to narrow down your viewing choices during the jam-packed week of more than 150 new, innovative films, the OffBeat staff is here [...]

Mojo Mouth: Hit the Fests

We’re gone from the OMG-I-can’t-stand-this-heat to OMG-the weather-is-incredible. This is the time of year that everyone loves to be outside: when the humidity and temp goes down and we easily recall why it is that we love to live here. New Orleanians and Louisianians tend to stay indoors in the summer—just the opposite of northerners. [...]

New film Liquid Land documents New Orleans’ changing musical landscape

The world premiere of Michelle Ettlin‘s debut documentary Liquid Land screened Tuesday, October 16 at the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, as part of the New Orleans Film Society’s 2012 Film Festival. The hour-long film follows Swiss musician Simon Berz and Dutch artist Kaspar Koenig as they approach New Orleans with a fresh project in mind: [...]

New Orleans Film Festival Kicks Off Thursday

With music as crucial to the success of films as it is to New Orleans culture, highlighting music in the New Orleans Film Festival is not just sensible, but a guarantee. Screening alongside the 23rd annual event — which kicks off Thursday, October 11 – keeping{SCORE} makes its second annual appearance. Events will be held mainly [...]

New Orleans Film Festival: Top 5 Picks For Thursday, October 20

The New Orleans Film Festival concludes today after a week of many excellent films and even some music. Knowing how hard it is to catch all the films one wants to, the festival is showing a trio of encore screenings. First is the “Best of the Shorts” at 6 p.m. at the Contemporary Arts Center, [...]

New Orleans Film Festival: Top 5 Picks For Wednesday, October 19

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New Orleans Film Festival: Top 5 Picks For Tuesday, October 18

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Helen Hill’s The Florestine Collection Showing at New Orleans Film Festival

“She decided she wanted to make a film about the connection she felt as an artist to this woman that she’d never met,” says Rene Broussard, Executive Director of the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, about Helen Hill’s final film, The Florestine Collection. Inspired by an unknown elderly dressmaker, Hill’s work was still unfinished when, on [...]

New Orleans Film Festival: Top 5 Picks For Monday, October 17

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