New Orleans Film Festival

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The New Orleans Film Society’s 28th annual festival presents screenings across the city.

A still from directors Rachel Wolther and Alex H. Fischer’s _Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone_ (2017).

A still from directors Rachel Wolther and Alex H. Fischer’s Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone (2017).

The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) is hosting its 28th annual New Orleans Film Festival, presenting feature-length, documentary, and short films. Pelican Bomb is a Community Partner for three films at the festival—Love and Saucers, Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone, and Play the Devil. You can watch trailers for those selections below.

For a full schedule, ticket prices, and more information, visit NOFS’ website.


Director Brad Abrahams’ Love and Saucers (2017): This documentary tells the story of 73-year-old artist David Huggins, whose paintings recount his sexual experiences with an extraterrestrial woman. Love and Saucers asks us all to question how we define reality. (Saturday, October 14, 8:45 pm and Tuesday, October 17, 1:45 pm)

Directors Rachel Wolther and Alex H. Fischer’s Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone (2017): This 40-minute absurdist film is an adaptation of skits by the New York-based Cocoon Central Dance Team. Snowy Bing Bongs combines dance, comedy, and performance art all in one. (Saturday, October 14, 9:30 pm)

Director Maria Govan’s Play the Devil (2016): Play the Devil follows the relationship between Gregory, a working-class teenager, and an older businessman during Carnival in Trinidad. Maria Goven’s film explores desire, difference, and identity. (Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 pm)

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