Movie lovers will be in for a treat this April.
The annual Louisiana International Film Festival has announced its first wave of films.
Among the films is “Dheepan,” director Jacques Audiard’s crime thriller that took home the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival last year.
Audiard’s other notable works include “A Prophet” and “Rust and Bone.”
Other notable titles include Werner Herzog’s latest documentary “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World”; the Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Feature “Embrace of the Serpent”; and Gotham Award winner “Songs My Brother Taught Me.”
The five-day film festival will celebrate its fourth year and is slated to take place April 13-17 at Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD in Baton Rouge.
Other films announced today include special presentations of “Miss Sharon Jones!”; “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You”; “Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words”; “Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt”; “Raiders!”; “Missing People”; and “Presenting Princess Shaw.”
Passes to attend the festival are on sale now at lifilmfest.org. Individual movie tickets will be available for purchase, starting March 28, at the box office or at cinemark.com for $10 per ticket per film.
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