New Orleans Film Society Announces 27th Annual New Orleans Film Festival, October 12-20, 2016 Festival unveils documentary, narrative and Louisiana feature competition lineup + official program artwork New Orleans, La. (August 23rd, 2016)– The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) announced today the feature competition lineup for the 27th annual New Orleans Film Festival (NOFF), taking place October 12th – 20th…

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With our Film Festival around the corner NOFS decided to speak to a mentee about the importance of our programs and film festival opportunities. We caught up with Ahmed Siddiqui, an Emerging Voices filmmaker who has used our program to the fullest potential. Ahmed is from New Orleans, but calls Lafayette and the Acadiana home. Since his start in our…

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Brian Nelson _NOFS spoke to a Emerging Voices Filmmaker Brian Nelson about the upcoming screening and fundraiser of his film Hail to the Queens. Brian, how did you begin this documentary production about Mardi Gras Indian Queens? Hail to the Queens is inspired by a museum exhibit “Queens Rule” that my mom and grandmother curated back in 2009. The museum…

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