NolaVie Presents : Film


NOLA-set film seeks test audience

The cast of "Laundry Day" on set after a day of filming.

After moving from Los Angeles in 2006, filmmaker Randy Mack found himself most at home in the part of town where the lower French Quarter meets the Marigny triangle. The neighborhood’s people and its haunts -- Checkpoint Charlie’s, ... Read More »

Films put the labor back into Labor Day

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Cinema Reset brings the message of labor back to Labor Day with three thought-provoking documentaries plus a special Open Screen, New Orleans showing of original shorts. The program, "Heroes: A Labor Day Screening Event," will take place Monday, Sept. 1, from 3 ... Read More »

2010 New Orleans mayoral candidate to be subject of documentary

Former candidate in the 2010 New Orleans mayoral election Jonah Bascle is the subject of a new short documentary.

Certain careers call out to be explored through documentary films. The life of the stand-up comedian, for example, is ripe with material. The same can be said for the social activist, the writer, the visual artist, or the ... Read More »

LOCOfilm's latest shines a light on 'The Lot'

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Seven years ago, filmmaker Russell Blanchard walked into the Blackstar Café in Algiers and began chatting with owner Baakir Tyehimba. Blanchard, a Thibodeaux native, had just moved to the neighborhood, and when the conversation turned towards ways of ... Read More »

Smoothie at the Movies: July picks

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The temperature is turned up to eleven. Now's the time, even when the sun's a shinin', to duck into the theatre for some non-stop, over the top action flicks, and even a few movies that could revive your ... Read More »

Getting Back to Abnormal: The changing face of New Orleans

Documentary Getting Back to Abnormal chronicles the

There is a certain kind of ironic recognition in the title of the upcoming national PBS television documentary about the 2010 racially charged re-election campaign of Councilperson-at-Large Stacy Head. The next presentation by the award-winning POV, a series ... Read More »

We've Got Your Weekend: Trivia, gypsy swing and cats

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Thursday / Trivial pursuit: Think you know Louisiana History? Marie Laveau is buried in which New Orleans cemetery? Which team did the saints beat for their first playoff victory? Find out your local trivia IQ when Friends of the Cabildo holds Trivia ... Read More »

VIDEO: NOLA Trash Mob

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This short documentary was produced by Caleb Richard, a film student in the Department of Film and Theatre at the University of New Orleans. The NOLA Trash Mob's motto is "The Less Litter The More NOLA". You gotta see ... Read More »

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