LA Film Prize 16

Posted: 11/02/2016
Written by: Krewe of PFF7

Louisiana Film Prize winners: 7 p.m.

See the Top 5 Louisiana Film Prize winners including the $50,000 winner THE MAN FROM MARS.


THE STAND directed by Eva Contis 14:08 (This New Orleans director also won a Louisiana Film Prize Founders Circle Award ) 

Christian and Muslim passengers refuse to separate when Islamic extremists ambush a bus in Africa.


MEMOIR, directed by Alexander Jeffery 15:00 (From the director of THE BESPOKE TAILORING OF MISTER BELLAMY, last year's $50,000 film prize winner)

In the not-too-distant future, Dr. Theodore Maine is developing research for Alzheimer’s treatment when a mysterious visitor changes his life forever.


NATIVE co-directed by Travis Champagne and Stephen Kinigopolous 14:33 (From the director of last year's Top 5 winner, JACK DAW. )

While on a ceremonial walkabout a young boy must defend his tribe against a mysterious force.


YA ALBI (My Heart) directed by Christine Chen 15:00

A Syrian refugee adapts to life in an unfamiliar country after her husband’s immigration visa is unexpectedly rejected.


THE MAN FROM MARS, directed by Jonnie Stapleton 15:00 (Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 $50,000 Louisiana Film Prize)

A cynical podcast host meets a charming woman who has her entire community believing she’s the second coming of Jesus Christ.



Saturday, Nov. 5: 9 p.m.

690 Lafitte St.  $25 admission

Walk across the street and join PFF.5 filmmakers and fans for refreshments and hors d’oeuvres by Chef Robert Vasquez and his team at Opal Basil. The fest is not over untill we toast the 5th annual Pontchartrain Film Festival!



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