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Considered: NOFF's Audience Awards


After an intense series of screenings, the New Orleans Film Fest is finally over. Last week, the jury prizes were announced, but one final piece of (show) business remained. Last night, the fest released the results of their audience awards.


The Envelope Please

NOFF Announces Award Winners



Hollywood South showed off a little Hollywood West glimmer. After much consideration, the New Orleans Film Festival announced their 2015 award winners today. Claire Carré's Embers took home the coveted jury prize for Narrative Feature and Allen Frederic's The King of New Orleans won the prize for best Louisiana feature.


Cinema File

Film Fest Details Projected



The projectors are getting warmed up, the popcorn is popping, and the New Orleans Film Festival (NOFF) is nearly ready to roll. Today, the NOFF unveiled key details of the fest including their opening and closing films as well as some lagniappe.


Screen Pass: NOFF Lineup Reveal


The Crescent City is still slogging through Hurricane Season, but the fall lineup reveals keep coming. Today, the New Orleans Fim Festival unveiled the roster of feature films set for competition and screening at the 26th annual fest from October 14th through 22nd.


Digging In

For Cast & Crew of Locally-Filmed 'Bury Me,' Storms, Searches and a Creeper



At a recent Prytania Theater screening, NoDef's Jason Raymond spent some time with the cast, crew and finished product of Bury Me, a new, locally-filmed drama.


John Goodman Announces N.O. Film Fest's 25th Anniversary


With 309 non-profits participating in the first GiveNOLA Day, longtime New Orleans resident and actor John Goodman spoke today to put the spotlight on the New Orleans Film Society. The organization’s annual film festival is celebrating their 25th anniversary October 16-23. The New Orleans resident reflected on his first visit to New Orleans in 1972, and the city’s growing relationship with the film industry. 


Today in New Orleans 10.17.13


Tonight, Times-Picayune book author Rebecca Theim is coming to Octavia Books to discuss Hell and High Water, and the Ogden is opening its doors after hours for Alexis and the Samurai. On this day in 1861, General Mansfield Lovell arrived in New Orleans. Tonight, more guests in town from the New Orleans Film Festival and the Hand in Gloves conference. 


Today in New Orleans 10.15.13


Tonight, Broadmoor residents can grub out on food truck fare for this month's Eatmoor. Later, catch of flick at the film festival or head to One Eyed Jacks for some contemporary country.  For more Tuesday happenings check out below.  On this day in 1955, Fats Domino recorded three tracks at New Orleans’ J&M Studio.    


New Orleans Film Fest Picks: 10.14.13


It might be Monday, but fortunately there are plenty of movies to see tonight. After a packed weekend, the New Orleans Film Festival continues with encores and more new offerings for the rest of the week. Today, the Fest is especially looking to cure the workweek blues, taking a look at horns, mixology and Calvin & Hobbes. There's also a look at Louisiana's disappearing coast Here's five picks from the Monday schedule.


Today in New Orleans 10.14.13


Tonight, rock n' roll trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club come to the Civic in the CBD, and the New Orleans Film Festival continues throughout the city. On this day in 2003, local composer and fiddler Theresa Andersson signed on with Basin Street Records. Now, more local gigs to kick off your week.  


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