October 23 – 25

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The Place to Be [US PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 13 MIN
DIR: JULIA ELIZABETH EVANS

Every Thursday night on a quiet corner in New Orleans, an entire block of neighbors gathers at the corner store to eat as a family.

 

The Children of Central City
USA | 2018 | 18 MIN
DIR: EMMA SCOTT

The kids of the A.L. Davis Park Panthers youth football program live and play in one of New Orleans’ most culturally significant and crime-riddled neighborhoods. Jerome Temple, AKA DJ Jubilee, a New Orleans bounce music legend, has coached the Panthers since 1997—and counts 28 former players killed in the 21 years since.


The Basin [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 10 MIN
DIR: IAN SPENCER COOK

The development of a new pipeline, the Bayou Bridge in the Atchafalaya Basin, brings local crawfishermen’s concerns into sharp focus in an effort to save the Atchafalaya and their way of life.


Locked [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 11 MIN
DIR: DANEETA LORETTA JACKSON, PATRICK JACKSON


Local urban ecologist Dr. Josh Lewis tells the one-hundred-year tumultuous history of the Industrial Canal and Lock that dissect the 9th Ward of New Orleans.


Artist in Exile [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 17 MIN
DIR: KIYOKO MCCRAE

Merging documentary and poetry, this short film follows Sunni Patterson’s return to New Orleans, twelve years after Katrina.

Flash
UK, USA | 2018 | 6 MIN
DIR: James Coyle, James McCormack

Flash defies definition. He’s a dancer; he’s a performer; he’s an entertainer; he’s a rapper; and he’s a young man from New Orleans.


The Heart Is an Organ  [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 17 MIN
DIR: DAVID S. WHITE

The story of a love triangle between a musical genius, an art lover, and the church organ that binds them to the community.