NOLF Planning Meeting & NEO NED Film Screening

Film Screening: 6:00pm Thursday, September 22, 2011
Location: Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for the first 2012 New Orleans Loving Festival planning meeting and a free film screening of NEO NED.

6:00pm – Planning meeting for the 2012 New Orleans Loving Festival
Mark your calendars – The next NOLF community celebration is scheduled to take place JUNE 07-12, 2012.  At the planning meeting we will discuss the 2nd Annual “MIXED MESSAGES” group art exhibit, a proposed literary component for the festival and more.  The meeting is open to anyone who wants to contribute to the festival.  We welcome your ideas and support!

7:00pm – Film Screening of “NEO NED” by Van Fischer
Like most kids, Ned (Jeremy Renner) idolized his father, dreaming of one day following in his footsteps. Unfortunately his father was a two-bit crook who spent most of his life in jail. Without a family of his own, Ned falls in with the Aryan Brotherhood and is soon after placed in a mental hospital, where he is mesmerized by a young African-American girl (Gabrielle Union) who believes Adolf Hitler was reincarnated within her. What follows is a gritty character study and poignant love story of 2 people brought together by a seemingly impossible connection, both discovering that there is more to a person than what lies on the surface.  (97 minutes)  FREE admission and refreshments.  Seating is limited.  Please rsvp at mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.

The New Orleans Loving Festival (NOLF) is a Multiracial Community Celebration & Film Festival that challenges racial discrimination through outreach and education. NOLF is an initiative of the Charitable Film Network.

For more information follow NOLF on Facebook or visit charitablefilmnetwork.org.

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