Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story

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Release Date: June 3, 2022 (limited)

1h 34m | Documentary


Celebrating the music, food, and arts and crafts of all of Louisiana since 1970, The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, also known as Jazz Fest, is an essential showcase of the rich heritage of the region, and hundreds of thousands attend the event each year. Local music heroes are joined on 14 stages by some of the most important figures in entertainment, highlighting the connections between Louisiana culture and the world.

JAZZ FEST: A NEW ORLEANS STORY weaves together live performances and interviews from the 50th anniversary of the iconic festival, featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry, along with a wealth of archival documentary footage from the past half century. This film not only captures the Festival in all of its beauty and glory, but also delves deep into the rich culture of The Big Easy.

Director: Frank Marshall, Ryan Suffern
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Frank Marshall, Ryan Suffern, Sean Stuart


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