The Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival hits downtown Lafayette this week with four days of independent film screenings and industry related schmooze and shenanigans. Participating venues include Acadiana Center for the Arts, Cite des Arts, LITE, Pack & Paddle and the Lafayette Parish South Regional Library. Filmmakers will be in attendance from New Orleans, Shreveport, Austin, New York, and Toronto, Canada. Films include Aaron Walker's Bury the Hatchet, Harry Shearer's The Big Uneasy, as well as Disfarmer: A Portrait of America, Win Riley's Walker Percy: A Documentary Film, Shreveporter William Joyce's The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, Tim Watson's The Music's Gonna Get You Through, and Carnivalesque Films' Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo and many others.


Cinema on the Bayou will take plays Jan. 26-30 in downtown Lafayette. For more information on Cinema on the Bayou, pick up tomorrow's issue (Jan. 26) of The Independent Weekly.

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