Week-long N.O. film festival includes screenings, panels and parties

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Posted on October 8, 2012 at 10:43 AM

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NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Film Festival is in its 23rd year and is still going strong.

This past April, Movie Maker Magazine named it one of the "Top 25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee."

There is something for everything at the week-long event. 

New Orleans Film Society Executive Director Jolene Pinder and Crista Rock, the director of "NOLAbound," a documentary that will debut at the festival, were in the studio with more details.

The festival begins Thursday and runs until October 18 at various venues across the city.

There are also a number of other events associated with the festival including free panels and screenings, as well as special parties.

For more information on the entire festival and its line-up, visit http://neworleansfilmsociety.org/festival.

"Paperboy" opens the film festival. You can see it at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Joy Theater. "NOLAbound "plays Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Joy Theater.

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