THE PONTCHARTRAIN FILM FESTIVAL

The Sixth Annual Pontchartrain Film Festival is Nov. 3-4, 2017 at the Mandeville Trailhead Depot, 675 Lafitte St.

LA FILM PRIZE

'Exit Strategy' and Top 5 winners

See what it takes to win the LA Film Prize and all the Top 5 winners on Saturday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. Mandeville Trailhead Depot. Tickets $5 for day.

OPENING NIGHT

'Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table'

Friday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m. Mandeville Trailhead Depot. Tickets $5

PFF KREWE OF VOLUNTEERS

Volunteer at the Pontchartrain Film Festival and meet some emerging filmmakers!

PFF FILM TOUR #4

"American Creole: New Orleans Reunion”

Thank you Friends of the Dew Drop and the City of Mandeville for a great screening at the Dew Drop Jazz & Social Hall.

PFF FILM TOUR #3

DEEPLY ROOTED: John Coykendall’s Journey to Save Our Seeds and Stories”

Thank you Covington Farmers Market and City of Covington for a great screening at the Covington Trailhead

PFF FILM TOUR #2

FORGOTTEN BAYOU

Thank you Honey Island Sierra Club chapter and Abita Ready for 100 for a great screening at Abita Town Hall

PFF FILM TOUR #1

MIND OF THE MAKER

Thank you Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum for a special screening at the museum in Madisonville

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Festival News

  • Louisiana Film Prize in the house - 11/21/2017
    Pontchartrain Film Festival will screen the Top 5 winners from Louisiana Film Prize Saturday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. at the Mandeville Trailhead. The winners including the $50,000 grand prize winner EXIT STRATEGY by Travis Bible, STAG by Jonnie Stapleton; CANDYLAND by Taylor Bracewell, SCOUNDRELS by Mark Blitch and MY FATHER’S SON by Kyle Clements. See the log lines and directors' info on the PFF6 blog Read More
  • Meet & Greet with Ella's daughter opens festival - 11/21/2017
    Ti Martin discusses mother's memoirs and making of Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table about Martin's 91-year-old mother, on Friday 6:30 p.m. Meet & Greet with Ti Martin begins at 6:30 p.m. with a wine and cheese reception. http://bit.ly/2i86Dj4 $5 admission Read More

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