2022, U.S., 95 min, DCP, Dir. Frank Marshall & Ryan Suffern, Rated PG-13, Sony Pictures Classics
Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story
“This movie should be played real loud. And in venues where people can, if they choose, get up and dance.” —Joe Leydon, Variety
“A real music lover's treat.” —Roger Moore, Movie Nation
OPENING NIGHT RED CARPET EVENT - Friday, June 3
RECEPTION AND FILM
You’ll be transported to Gentilly Terrace and have your soul nourished with Creole and Cajun bites from De los Santos Cocina while enjoying live music from a jazz trio featuring Tim Jago, Ariel de la Portilla, and Lucas Apostoleris at the red carpet opening night reception on Friday, June 3 at 7:00 pm, followed by the film at 8:00 pm. 🎷 🍤 ☀️
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell, aka “Jazz Fest,” is the signature annual music and cultural event of the city and has been called America’s greatest festival. Celebrating the music, food, and arts and crafts of all of Louisiana since 1970, Jazz Fest is an essential showcase of the rich heritage of the region, and hundreds of thousands attend the event each year. Local music heroes are joined on 14 stages by some of the most important figures in entertainment, highlighting the connections between Louisiana culture and the world.
Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story weaves together live performances and interviews from the 50th anniversary of the iconic festival, featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry, along with a wealth of archival documentary footage from the past half century. This film not only captures the Festival in all of its beauty and glory, but also delves deep into the rich culture of The Big Easy.
Tickets to these screenings are $12.75 and under. Cinema members pay only $8.
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