FILM VILLAGE will be hosted in the LSUE Community Education Building, adjacent to the Main Festival Grounds.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017
11:30 am Cinema on the Bayou back-to-back film trailers, 6 min
11:45 am Forever My Love - Music from the Bayou - director Pat Mire - 56 min - Q&A with director following screening.
FOREVER MY LOVE explores the history of the Cajun, Blues, Zydeco and Swamp Pop music of South Louisiana. The film features performances by Warren Storm, Gino Delafose, Gerry McGee, Michael Doucet, Zachary Richard, Steve Riley, Sonny Landreth, Bois-sec Ardoin, D.L. Menard, Rod Bernard, Al Berard, Sam Broussard and other great musicians.
1:00 pm Sushi and Sauce Piquante: The Life and Music of Gerry McGee (2016) - director Pat Mire - 84 min - Q&A with director following screening.
SUSHI AND SAUCE PIQUANTE tells the story of guitar legend Gerry McGee, an American Master borne of an American Master, famed Cajun fiddler Dennis McGee. Gerry is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as lead guitarist for The Ventures and has played with Delaney and Bonnie, John Mayall, Rita Coolidge, Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Roseanne Cash, Elvis and so many other influential musicians to earn his place in the history of rock and roll. The film features the music of Gerry McGee and also features interviews with Kris Kristofferson, Dr. John, Edward James Olmos and Don Wilson.