NolaVie Presents : Film

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'


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


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


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 »



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 »

Take Five: Independent filmmaker in Hollywood South makes 'Below Dreams'


A few years ago, Garrett Bradley began taking Greyhound bus trips from her home in New York down to New Orleans. “I sort of was drawn here for some reason that I don’t think at the time I ... Read More »

Smoothie At The Movies: June!


The summer started off with a rumble and a roar in May's front-runner champ of summer: Godzilla. Though June has its own movies that will go up against the Lizard King for money-making dominance (i.e. another Transformers movie by ... Read More »

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