Film & Literary Festivals in New Orleans

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival: March 30-April 3, 2016

This celebration of New Orleans literary heritage offers master classes, panels and theatrical performances. The festival honors Tennessee Williams' memory and encourages contemporary writers with a one-act play competition and a fiction/short story competition. The festival now co-celebrates the literary arts with the LGBT Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. 

26th Annual New Orleans Film Festival: October 12-21, 2016

Louisiana is the number one film destination in America, ahead of Hollywood and New York City. This annual celebration of the art form features premieres, film screenings, workshops and more. You never know which of your favorite celebrities you'll see second-lining down the red carpet. 

Words and Music: November 9-13, 2016

Join well-known authors, editors, agents and entertainers in celebrating William Faulkner, who honed his craft in a Pirate's Alley apartment in the French Quarter.