Northeast Louisiana Summer Film Series
The Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana is proud to present the first ever Northeast Louisiana Summer Film Series.
Films will be screened at Flying Tiger Brewery. Tickets for non-members are $5. Arts Council members will receive free tickets. To become a member of the Arts Council, click here. Films include:
May 16 – Heart of a Tiger
World War II Flying Tiger pilot Glen Beneda is shot down behind enemy lines, and found by foreign farmers. Only strength and the help of strangers will get him out of this secret mission alive. The Arts Council partners with the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum to screen this documentary directed by Academy Award winner Malcolm Clarke.
June 20 – It’s All Over But to Cry
Louisiana’s spirit of survival meets the powers of Hurricane Audrey, the deadliest cyclone in American history. The Arts Council partners with Friends of Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge to feature this Louisiana-directed and Louisiana-made film.
July 18 – Five Awake
Directed by a Louisiana woman, this film follows the fierce efforts of five women who are fed up with domestic violence. The women push anti-domestic violence laws through the Louisiana legislature to protect their sisters across the state. The Arts Council partners with The Wellspring to feature this film.
August 15 – I Am the Blues
The delta is the birthplace of America’s music, and this film honors the original men and women who created the art of blues. Filmed across the Louisiana and Mississippi delta, this film explores the music and musicians of the famed Chitlin’ Circuit. The Arts Council partners with KEDM to screen this documentary. This film will be screened at 7 p.m.
The Northeast Louisiana Summer Film Series is sponsored by the Flying Tiger Brewery and the Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau.