The Second Annual New Orleans Loving Festival
Event: Jun 07, 2012 - Jun 12, 2012
6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Please join us for the Second Annual NEW ORLEANS LOVING FESTIVAL JUNE 7th to 12th, 2012.

The New Orleans Loving Festival is a Multiracial Community Celebration and Film Festival that challenges racial discrimination through outreach and education. The New Orleans Loving Festival is an initiative of Charitable Film Network and Press Street. Festival programs are FREE and open to the public.  For more information contact info@press-street.com or mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.

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Festival Schedule:

THURSDAY, JUNE 7th – RECEPTION, FILM & DISCUSSION

6:00 pm – Opening Reception
6:30 pm – Screening of “MULTIRACIAL IDENTITY” by Brian Chinhema

Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

Guest Speakers:  Filmmaker BRIAN CHINHEMA and TED QUANT, Executive Director, Twomey Center for Peace through Justice.
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FRIDAY, JUNE 8th – FILM, MUSIC & COMEDY

6:30 pm – Screening of “CROSSING THE LINE” by Teja Arboleda & Darby Li Po Price
7:30 pm – Music Performance by DJ YAMIN
8:00 pm – Comedy Performance by ALEX BARNETT
10:00 pm – Music Performance by ArtHouse Jazz Ensemble

Café Istanbul
2172 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117 – In the New Orleans Healing Center

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SATURDAY, JUNE 9th – GALLERY OPENING & RECEPTION

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm – “MIXED MESSAGES.2 – Multiracial Identity Past & Present”

New Orleans Healing Center
2172 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117 Second Floor Gallery

Featured Artists: Katrina Andry, Yvette Boteler, Keith Duncan, Horton Humble, E. Paul Julien, Elizabeth Kleinveld, Soraya Jean-Louis McElroy, Susan O’Connor, Aubrey Roemer, Paige Valente, and Christopher Porche West.  Curated by Beryl Johns and Jerald L. White.  On view, June 9th through June 30th, 2012.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 10th – FILMS & DISCUSSION

1:30 pm – Screening of “HOW THE WORLD GOT MIXED UP” by David Okuefuna
4:00 pm – Screening of “YELLING TO THE SKY” by Victoria Mahoney

Café Istanbul
2172 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117 – In the New Orleans Healing Center

Guest Speakers: New Orleans Writer & Historian KEITH WELDON MEDLEY, and Filmmaker VICTORIA MAHONEY.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 12Th – LOVING DAY FILM & DISCUSSION

6:30 pm – Reception
7:00 pm – Screening of “THE LOVING STORY
by Nancy Buirsky & Home Box Office

Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

Guest Panel: To be announced.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20th – BONUS FILM EVENT!

7:00 pm – Screening of “WHAT’S ON YOUR PLATE” by Catherine Gund & Tanya Selvaratnam

Café Istanbul
2172 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117 – In the New Orleans Healing Center

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New Orleans Loving Festival Partners:
  LovingDay.Org, Ashé Cultural Arts Center, Café Istanbul, Charitable Film Network, Cupcake Fairies, Home Box Office, the Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans Film Society, New Orleans Food Co-op, New Orleans Healing Center, NOLA MIX, New Orleans Video Voices, PATOIS: New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival, Press Street, and the Twomey Center for Peace through Justice.