You're invited to a Thursday Night Screening of THE ALLIGATOR PEOPLE a 1959 CinemaScope science-fiction horror film directed by Roy Del Ruth, starring Beverly Garland, Bruce Bennett, and Lon Chaney Jr. Set in Bayou Landing, Louisiana, unlocked repressed memories reveal the horror in a woman's past. 6:30 Thursday, January 5, at Movie Poster Archives Gallery, […]
A crusading newspaper editor tricks his retiring star reporter into covering one last case.
The next exhibition at the George Dunbar Gallery in the Slidell Cultural Center at City Hall, ”Art of the Movie Poster”, exhibiting pieces from the Movie Poster Archives (MPA), a collection of movie posters and artifacts since the golden age of cinema. This exhibit will highlight great poster artists and the evolution of the medium. […]
An opening reception will be held on Friday, January 6 from 5-7 p.m. with a special presentation by Ed Poole, Chief Archivist of MPA, at 6 p.m. Admission is free. The City of Slidell is rolling out the red carpet for the next exhibition at the George Dunbar Gallery in the Slidell Cultural Center at […]
Art of the Film: Louisiana Film Industry Expo launched in January of 2022 with the goal of showcasing the myriad of career opportunities for creative professionals within and related to the industry. The 2023 Art of the Film Expo is expanding to a two-day event with a broadened scope of presenters and Expo exhibitors, plus […]
In conjunction with Art of the Film: Louisiana Film Industry Expo, the Business of Film luncheon will feature Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser sharing information about the film industry and its impact on Louisiana tourism, jobs and businesses. Doors open at 11:00 am, with a live performance by Greg Barnhill at 11:45 am. The program will […]
Special guest Christopher Ryan discusses his Lord of the Flies inspired photography project in Koh Si Chang, Thailand. Christopher produced six one-sheet movie posters for the PhotoNOLA Festival which will be on display along with curated posters from our own collection related to films shot in Asia and coming of age movies. We will also be screening a short documentary film on this project.
JPAS and Movie Poster Archives invite you to a special event that promises to take you on a nostalgic visit to the world of STEEL MAGNOLIAS. Guest speaker Ed Poole, Chief Archivist and author of over 20 books on movie posters and film history, will host a mini-exhibit and discuss original U.S. and foreign posters […]