For its 30th anniversary, New Orleans Film Festival will showcase a slate of 232 films and close with Harriet biopic, with award-winning Burning Cane by 19-year-old Phillip Youmans as Centerpiece.
NAME OF FILM: SINGULAR
DIRECTOR(S): Dennis Scholl and Marlon Johnson
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Chronicles the extraordinary rise of Haitian-American jazz singer Cecile Mclorin Salvant, anchored by a pristine recording of a live concert.
This Changes Everything, a pivotal documentary examining historic and contemporary gender inequity in the American film and television industries, will open the 36th Miami Film Festival.