New Orleans on a hill? Bayous teaming with alligators and 'Swamp Women'? Perceptions and misconceptions about southeast Louisiana will be shown in an exhibit of 100 years of original film posters opening Friday at 5:30 p.m. at the Pontchartrain Film Festival. Ed and Susan Poole of Hollywood on the Bayou will bring posters from popular films shot in St. Tammany such as 'Live and Let Die' and their foreign counterparts from international release - such as the 'Big Easy' poster that depicts New Orleans on a hill.Read More
Northshore premier: "A Warehouse on Tchoupitoulas"
After two sold out showings at the New Orleans Film Festival, PFF2 is excited to present an encore screening of the documentary that looks at The Warehouse, a legendary live music venue that opened in 1970 with the Grateful Dead and Fleetwood Mac. A question and answer session with St. Tammany director Jessy Williamson will follow the screening. The documentary uses photographs, memorabilia and 8 mm archival film to explore the bands and fans that filled the Warehouse for more than a decade.
Tickets are available for purchase through Nov. 8, 4 p.m. for pick up at Lowry-Dunham, Case & Vivien, 2100 First St., Slidell.
The Ticket Office will open Friday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m. at Slidell Little Theatre. 2024 Nellie Drive off Interstate 10 at the Fremaux Exit in Slidell.
Avoid the lines: To make a reservations, email info@PontchartrainFilmFestival.com
or call 985-326-6822 by 10 a.m. each day of the festival and your tickets or passes will be available at the WILL CALL desk.
Supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs.