The Pontchartrain Film Festival presents the PFF7 Fall Film Tour in advance of the seventh annual festival in November 2018, bringing award-winning documentary films to Mandeville, Covington and Abita Springs for special screenings.
The second film on the tour, A Tribute to Toussaint will be shown on Friday, October 19 at the Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville. The screening is held in partnership with the Ozone Songwriters Festival, which takes place October 20-21 at locations around Mandeville (see separate event listing for details). Filmmakers will be in attendance for Q&A. Admission is free.
The fall tour, now in its second year, is an opportunity to bring documentary films and filmmakers into settings for interaction with their audiences, and for discussions about the films' subject and the filmmaking process. The curated selection of films are made by Louisiana filmmakers or with subjects of interest to Louisiana residents on a multi-city tour in the months leading up to the November festival.
The final film in the fall tour is Hand of the Master: The Art and Life of Dom Gregory De Witt, screening on Wednesday, October 24 at the St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington.
Filmmaker David Warren will be in attendance for Q&A. Admission is free.
The 7th annual Pontchartrain Film Festival will be held November 2-3, 2018 at the Mandeville Trailhead Depot Museum, 675 Lafitte Street. The festival brings some of the best in Louisiana-made animated, narrative, documentary and experimental films to the Northshore area each year. The festival features a filmmakers' forum, exhibits and hands-on workshops to engage the public with the local film economy and training opportunities. The festival is held each year on the first weekend in November and has become a unique cultural arts event that draws filmmakers and audiences from throughout the region.
For more information, and to purchase tickets as events near, visit www.PontchartrainFilmFestival.com. Questions, email info@PontchartrainFilmFestival.com.