25th New Orleans Film Festival
The New Orleans Film Festival, nicknamed "Cannes on the Mississippi", features national and international feature films and short films. It has grown into an internationally respected annual event that attracts 20K - 25K people, 400+ filmmakers, and 240 films. It is one of the few film festivals that is Oscar-qualifying in all three Academy-accredited categories.
It is listed as one of the “Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” by MovieMaker Magazine.