Cinema on the Bayou Now Accepting Entries

31 May 2009

Cinema on the Bayou, Lafayette’s annual film festival dedicated to promoting Cajun, Creole, and other roots cultures, is now accepting entries for the 5th Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival to be held January 27-31, 2010, at various venues in the Acadiana area.

Founded in 2005 by Pat Mire, Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival is committed to advancing the understanding of Cajun and Creole cultures through film screenings, film panels and cultural exchanges among French Louisiana, the United States and the Francophone countries of the world. The festival is focused on presenting nationally and internationally acclaimed humanities themed documentaries and filmmakers with truly original voices. Cinema on the Bayou also showcases new, cutting edge, fiction and non-fiction films from around the world in a relaxing environment, laced and embellished with Cajun culture’s unique identity markers, exquisite cuisine and great music.

For more information on submitting entries, please visit Cinema on the Bayou’s site.