Free Summer Film Series At The Orpheum

Free Summer Film SeriesEscape the Summer heat and enjoy free film screenings at the Orpheum Theater this Summer as a warm-up to The 30th New Orleans Film Festival (October 16-23, 2019)! To celebrate the 30th year of the New Orleans Film Society‘s film programming, admission to the series is FREE and open to the public. New Orleans Film Society members get one free popcorn per screening.

For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/350326522347937/

What To Expect

Thursday, June 27th, 7 PM, doors at 6:00 PM
CHASING DREAMS: A LEAH CHASE STORY
Director: William Sabourin O’Reilly, Documentary, 2011, 27 min.
& Immediately followed by:
ELLA BRENNAN: COMMANDING THE TABLE
Director: Leslie Iwerks, Documentary, 2016, 1h 36min.

Panel: William Sabourin O’reilly, director of Chasing Dreams: A Leah Chase Story and Deb Schriver, producer of Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table will be in attendance to join a panel alongside Ti Adelaide Martin, moderated by Poppy Tooker.

Wednesday, July 10th, 7 PM, doors at 6:00 PM
BAYOU MAHARAJAH
Director: Lily Keber, Documentary, 2013, 1h 30min.
Followed by a post-film discussion with director Lily Keber (Gambit’s 40 under 40 in 2019)

Thursday, July 25th, 7 PM, doors at 6:00 PM
GIRLS TRIP
Director: Malcolm D. Lee, Comedy, 2017, 2h 2min.

Thursday, August 8th, 7 PM, doors at 6:00 PM
DOWN BY LAW
Director: Jim Jarmusch, Comedy, 1986, 1h 47min.

Summer Film Series at the Orpheum is presented by the New Orleans Film Society, in partnership with the Orpheum Theater New Orleans, Gambit Weekly, and WWNO.