Louisiana International Film Festival Announces Full Program for 2016

April 05 2016

LOUISIANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL & MENTORSHIP PROGRAM (LIFF)

FEATURE FILMS ANNOUNCEMENT for LIFF 2016

Cinemark Perkins Rowe – Baton Rouge, LA

April 13 – 17, 2016 / lifilmfest.org

The 4th annual Louisiana International Film Festival (LIFF) is pleased to announce its lineup of feature films!

The festival’s slate of international and USA-made films includes the world premiere of earthquake relief documentary SEVEN DAYS IN NEPAL from executive producer D.A. Pennebaker (the legendary filmmaker of Don’t Look Back, Monterrey Pop and The War Room fame), Ethan Hawke as troubled jazz legend Chet Baker in BORN TO BE BLUE, and THE WRONG LIGHT about a filmmakers’ journey to document a non-profit in Thailand dedicated to helping victims of sex trafficking among others.

In addition, this year’s festival boasts a brand new category: Southern Perspectives.

Southern Perspectives is a regionally-focused slate that will include nearly a dozen movies telling a wide range a narratives from the American South—from the erosion of small town culture with BOGALUSA CHARM, to AFTER THE SPILL, a documentary exposing the details of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

LIFF 2016 also is proud to showcase an impressive Women and Film category that includes 17 titles about women or directed by women, including Anne Fonteyne’s post-war Warsaw doctor drama THE INNOCENTS and Barbara Kopple’s MISS SHARON JONES!—the rousing music documentary following soul singer Sharon Jones’ battle with cancer and preparations for a world tour.

A complete schedule of screenings will be released soon. Confirmed feature titles are listed in alphabetical order beginning on page 2 of this press release.

Visit lifilmfest.org for complete details on films as well as the festival’s entertainment, food and more!

Sponsorships are still available for LIFF 2016. Please contact info@lifilmfest.org for details.

 

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