Dege Legg

Cinema on the Bayou rolls out the red carpet

by Dege Legg

Acadiana’s Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival returns for its fifth installment. Beginning on Jan. 28 and running through Jan. 31 various films will be screened at venues in and around Lafayette. The festival will include a retrospective of seven films by Québécois filmmaker André Gladu as well as host independent filmmakers from Houston, Corpus Christi, New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette. At Cité des Arts, three Zydeco music films will be screened along with a panel discussion on Zydeco music with music critic Herman Fuselier, musician Nathan Williams, and author Roger Wood. Other highlights include screenings of more cutting edge indie films like October Country by Portland, Oregon filmmakers Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher.

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**Au Bayou Teche Bed and Breakfast
Cite des Arts
Lafayette Public Libarary South Regional Branch
Lafayette Public Library Main Branch (Downtown)
Pack and Paddle
Teche Theater Music Hall and Recording Studio

Films and events for the 2010 Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival
16mm Cinema Show
A Village Called Versailles
All Over But To Cry
Atchafalaya Swamp Revisited
Cinematography Roundtable
Clarence John Laughlin: An Artist With A Camera
Closing Reception and Awards Presentation
Congo Square - Sacred Place of the Houmas
Discussion of Andre Gladu Films
Fred’s Lounge
Grown In Detroit (Louisiana Premiere)
Indian Rezervation Blues (Louisiana Premiere)
Les Creoles
Little Houses
Looking For Trouble (World Premiere)
Ma Chere Terre
Mardi Gras Night at LITE
Mardi Gras Wine and Gumbo Reception
Mardi Gras: Made In China
Mon Reve Familier (Louisiana Premiere)
October Country (Louisiana Premiere)
Panel Discussion On Urban And Rural Mardi Gras And The Global Implications Of These Varied Traditions
Panel Discussion on Zydeco Music and the “Zydeco Corridor”
Rough-Cut Screening of Films-In-Progress
Sacred Spaces: The Architecture of Fay Jones (Louisiana Premiere)
Shake The Devil Off
Texas Zydeco (Louisiana Premiere)
Turning the Tide
Vues du bayou: A Retrospective Of The Louisiana Films of Andre Gladu