RETRO Film Fest opens September 22

Step back in time and experience the magic of classic Louisiana cinema at the RETRO Film Fest, a celebration of timeless movies that have left their mark on the silver screen. Immerse yourself in the nostalgia of bygone eras as nonprofit Movie Poster Archives bring you a curated selection of iconic films that capture the essence of Louisiana’s rich culture and history.

What to Expect: Classic Louisiana movies from captivating tales of intrigue to gripping dramas and outlandish comedies, the Fest lineup is carefully handpicked to showcase Louisiana’s offbeat cinematic heritage.

Vote for your choice online: “King Creole” with Elvis Presley, the great film noir “Panic in the Streets”, “Alligator People” with Lon Chaney, Jr., “Cat People” — the film that saved Audubon Zoo, and don’t forget “The Whacky World of Dr. Morgus”. Reviewers called it “One of a kind — and maybe that’s a good thing!” Vote at https://MoviePosterArchives.org/retro-film-fest.

Nostalgia and Fun: Revisit beloved characters, memorable quotes, and unforgettable scenes that have entertained generations of moviegoers.

A Tribute to Louisiana: Experience the sights and sounds of the historic French Quarter, undeveloped lakefront, docks, and iconic characters unseen in recent memory. These films beautifully capture the unique spirit of Louisiana.

Support a Worthy Cause: The RETRO Film Fest is proudly presented by the nonprofit Movie Poster Archives. Every donation or purchase and every moment you spend at the Fest helps preserve the history of cinema through its stunning visual art.

Join us for a weekend of cinematic wonder and community as we come together to celebrate Louisiana’s film legacy and make a difference through our support for the Movie Poster Archives. Don’t miss your chance to relive the past and contribute to the future of cinematic preservation!

Date: September 22-24, 2023
Where: Movie Poster Archives Gallery, 605 Lapalco Blvd., Gretna, LA 70056
Ph:‪ (225) 283-4498‬
Admission: Screenings are FREE with donation ($10.00 min. is requested). Opening night gala tickets are $25.00.

See you at the RETRO Film Fest!

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