Films @ the O: Live at Preservation Hall: Louisiana Fairytale
Saturday, July 23, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)
Films @ the O
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to announce a weekend of documentary films that explore Southern culture through music, art and architecture, as well as addressing the future of the region and the United States.
Cost for each film: $5 Ogden Museum & New Orleans Film Society members; $10 general public
Special deal! Three movies: $10 for Ogden Museum/NOFS members; $25 for nonmembers ("Live at Preservation Hall: Louisiana Fairytale - A Film by Danny Clinch, Sat. July 23; "The Big Uneasy – A Film by Harry Shearer," Sun. July 24; and "God's Architects - A Film by Zach Godshall and Emilie Taylor," Mon. July 25. TO ORDER ALL THREE, go to: http://july2011films.eventbrite.com/).
For more information: 504.539.9616.
NOTE: TICKETS ARE NOT ISSUED. Check in at front desk.
Live at Preservation Hall: Louisiana Fairytale – A film by Danny Clinch
6:30 doors; 7 p.m. screening
$5 Ogden Museum & New Orleans Film Society members
$10 general public
For 50 years, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has kept the traditions of New Orleans jazz alive, performing both at home and on tour around the world. Along the way, they have brought in collaborators of all musical stripes to play, honor, and reinterpret America's first true art form. In Louisiana Fairytale (59 min. 33 sec.), director Danny Clinch documents their collaboration with American rock band My Morning Jacket, showing a legendary group of New Orleans musicians passing on traditions and inspiring a new generation.
Produced by Clinch and Preservation Hall band leader Ben Jaffe, the film features an intimate performance by both bands in the French Quarter's historic Preservation Hall.
This screening is a sneak peek leading up to its New Orleans debut at the New Orleans Film Festival (Oct. 14-20, 2011), which is presented annually by the New Orleans Film Society (http://neworleansfilmsociety.org).
For more about the film: http://www.dannyclinch.com/?p=3148.
These film screenings are a collaboration between the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (www.ogdenmuseum.org) and the New Orleans Film Society (http://neworleansfilmsociety.org).