Lafayette-born filmmaker Logan LeBlanc gives us a lot to think about on the prospects of immigration and French language culture in his short film, “17 Year Locust.” The 22-minute short won the $25,000 #CreateLouisiana French Culture Film Grant and premiered at the Broadside theater on… Read More »“17 Year Locust” Emerges Brilliantly at the French Film Fest
Story by Jacklyn Leo, 10th Grader at Lusher Charter School On August 2nd, the New Orleans 48 Hour Film Project held the first day of its 13th annual red carpet screenings in the Central Business District. The hall of the Solomon Victory Theater in the… Read More »The 48 Hour Film Project Comes to NOLA
Ken Burns is a prominent name among documentarians and is best known for his masterful depiction of historical events in documentaries such as The Civil War and The Vietnam War. As he visited Tulane on March 29, he discussed an array of topics with history… Read More »Ken Burns and the importance of portraying history through film
JRNOLA’s Isabella Brown had the opportunity to interview legendary documentarian Ken Burns about his filmmaking process on a recent visit of his to New Orleans. Stay tuned for the full story and interview. In the meantime, check out parts of the interview filmed by mentor… Read More »Ken Burns spends time with JRNOLA’s Isabella Brown
Have you ever been so in love that you imagined that that person was there with you or in dire need of your help? Have you ever experience a love, unfinished, quiet and forgettable yet unerasable? Rift, a foreign film, directed by Erlingur Óttar Thoroddsen,… Read More »Rift explores queer love on screen in unique way
This Tuesday, I attended the New Orleans Film Festival and got a chance to see a film by Iman Shervington called Woke. The film was written to inform young people about sexual education. In my opinion, however, the main theme highlighted was that of emotional… Read More »Iman Shervington’s “Woke” serves as wake up call to romantic trauma
The NEW It is unbelievably better than original “IT.” It’s rare for a remake of movie to out do the classic. Much applause is owed to Andrés Muschietti and the rest of the crew for doing an outstanding job because many aren’t able to do this.… Read More »Ctrl-Alt_Del : Rebooting IT Did the Trick
In the terrifying cringiness of the 2017 film It, director Andrés Muschietti shows that coulrophobia isn’t the only fear one needs to be afraid of for the ultimate scare. Andrés Muschietti uses Stephen King’s 1986 literary creation, Pennywise (the clown), as a manifestation of everyone’s… Read More »What’s Your Greatest Fear? IT is likely at the Broad Theater.