Best of the Fest

The New Orleans Film Festival and the Solange Knowles-led art collective Saint Heron hosted dancing and drinks at the Saint Heron House on Montegut Street, welcoming hundreds of All Access pass holders and filmmakers. The "Bon Temps Bayou" featured music by DJ Kyle Woods. Actress Jessica Biel and spouse Justin Timberlake held court in the VIP section, fresh from walking the red carpet at the screening of Biel’s latest film, “The Book of Love,” shot in New Orleans.

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"Try to Remember: Curtain Call" -- Ned Poche, Committee member Beth Arroyo Utterback, honoree Dave Dessens

Drama-Rama

The rooftop of the Woodward Loft apartments was the stage for the Brother Martin Dionysians Drama Club’s Class of '76 reunion, honoring New Orleans director Dave Dessens and director/writer Sydney Wolf (formerly Palmisano). "Try to Remember: Curtain Call" benefited the school’s current Dionysians.