Parties

PARTIES FOR THE 2017 NEW ORLEANS FILM FESTIVAL WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

NOFF 2016 PARTIES

OPENING NIGHT PARTY
Palace Café | 605 Canal St
Wednesday Oct 12 | 10pm-1am
Open to All Access Passholders
Following the screening and award presentation, audiences will form a second line and parade from the Orpheum Theater to the Palace Café, the flagship restaurant of Dickie Brennan & company renowned for its contemporary Creole cuisine.
Hosted by Thea Pagel Productions

FILMMAKER WELCOME PARTY HOSTED BY NOVAC
The Little Gem Saloon | 445 S Rampart St
Thursday Oct 13th | 8pm-11pm
Open to All Access Passholders and NOVAC members
NOVAC returns to NOFF to host it’s 3rd annual Filmmaker Kickoff Party at the Little Gem Saloon featuring DJ Brice Nice on the ones and twos, a showcase of local films, plenty of drinks and local treats. Make sure you’re in that number!

Sponsored by HBO , NOVAC , Little Gem Saloon

AFRIKANDO: NEW ORLEANS EDITION
Three Keys at Ace Hotel New Orleans | 600 Carondelet St
Thursday Oct 13th | 11:30pm-2:00am
Free and Open to the Public
DJ Laylo and the Afrofuture Society have teamed up to bring AfriKando to NOFF this year. AfriKando is a musical journey through the African Diaspora featuring classic and contemporary Latin, Caribbean, Afrobeat, Soul, Hip Hop, and House music. Wear your dancing shoes and come prepared to sweat the night away as DJ Laylo celebrates the musical connections of Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and New Orleans.

Sponsored by Afrofuture Society , DJ Lailo

TASTE OF NEW ORLEANS
Home of Tony and Katherine Gelderman | 2403 Camp St
Friday Oct 14th | 10pm-1am
Open to All Access Passholders Only
Join us at the historic Gelderman home where we will toast the legendary Ella Brennan after the world premiere of the documentary celebrating her life and legacy. Joined by the Brennan family, guests will enjoy decadent dishes from Commander’s Palace, SoBou, and Cafe Adelaide. Sip classic cocktails to beautiful jazz compositions from the illustrious and distinguished jazz musician Leah Chase.

Sponsored by First NBC , Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group , Emeril Lagasse Foundation , Thea Pagel Productions , SoBou , Commander’s Palace , Cafe Adelaide

BON TEMPS BAYOU
Saint Heron House | 1340 Montegut St
Saturday Oct 15 | 10pm-2am
Free Admission + Complimentary Drinks for All Access Passholders
General Admission with Open Bar: $20 NOFS members | $25 non-members
It’s time to party! We’re hitting the mid-festival stride and it’s time to give our film brains a break and dance the night away! Partnering with the innovative Saint Heron Team and imaginatively unusual Hendrick’s Gin,

FIESTA CARIBENA
Mardi Gras World | 1380 Port of New Orleans Pl
Sunday Oct 16 | 9pm-1am
Free Admission + Complimentary Drinks for All Access Passholders
General Admission with Cash Bar: $10 members | $15 non-members
In partnership with CubaNOLA and Warren Easton High school, NOFF will be celebrating New Orleans, Cuba, and the Caribbean through music and film. With special performances by Warren Easton Marching Band, Shamarr Allen, and Grammy Award winning Rebirth Brass Band. Also featuring Cuban music with Melvis Santa & special guests.

Sponsored by Mardi Gras World , CubaNola Arts Collective , Warren Easton

MONDAY NIGHT MINGLE
Fulton Alley | 600 Fulton St
Monday Oct 17 | 9:30pm-1:00am
Open to All Access Passholders Only
We’re all pretty well acquainted by now, so grab your new friends and come on down to our 3rd Annual Weekend Wrap Bowling Party. Enjoy complimentary bowling lanes, appetizers, and craft cocktails.

Sponsored by Fulton Alley , SAG Indie

SHE WAS FAMOUS AFTER PARTY
Lighthouse | 743 Camp St
Tuesday Oct 18 | 8:30pm
Free and Open to the Public
Join the She Was Famous cast & crew for a dance party after their Louisiana Premiere! After traveling the festival circuit the Ghost of Elysian Fields Team is so proud to finally be home and sharing their love with friends and family. Sounds by DJ FTK. Now, let’s party!

CINEMA RESET x MAY GALLERY & RESIDENCY x NOFF
The Lost with piano and violin
May Gallery & Residency | 750 Carondelet St
Wednesday Oct 19 | 10:00pm-1:00am
Free Admission (includes first drink) for All Access Passholders and NOFS members
_General Admission (includes first drink): $5 _
Immerse yourself in Reynold Reynolds’ The Lost, a multi-channel film installation with live musical accompaniment at May Gallery, as you mingle with New Orleans artists, filmmakers, and festival-goers.

Sponsored by May Gallery & Residency