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New Orleans Film Fest Set to Begin November 3, Ten New Titles Added to Lineup

New Orleans, La. (October 14, 2022) –– The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) announced the
inclusion of nine curated films and one episodic program to the in-person screening lineup for
its 33rd annual, Oscar®-qualifying New Orleans Film Festival (NOFF).

In-person screenings will take place between November 3-8 at The Prytania Theatre, Jazz Market New Orleans, The Broad Theater 1, The Broad Theater 4 presented by Gilead Sciences Inc., The Broadside, and Second Line Stages.

The addition of these films follows an announcement earlier this week that The Inspection will
open the festival on Thursday, November 3. Individual screening tickets are now available for purchase by NOFS members at neworleansfilmfestival.org. Tickets will be available for purchase by the public starting Friday, October 21, at 12 PM CT.

The 2022 New Orleans Film Festival’s Spotlight Films bring together a selection of films that are
soon to be award season favorites, including:

● Causeway – An intimate portrait of a soldier (Academy Award® winner Jennifer
Lawrence) struggling to adjust to her life after returning home to New Orleans.

● Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Lukas Dhont’s second
film Close is an emotionally transformative and unforgettable portrait of the
the intersection of friendship and love, identity and independence, and heartbreak
and healing.

● Winner of the U.S. grand jury award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Nanny
is a writer and director Nikyatu Jusu’s debut feature: an American horror film
about a Senegalese woman working for a wealthy New York couple.

● Women Talking – based on Miriam Toew’s bestseller, explores the experiences of
several women in an isolated Mennonite community, and stars Academy Award®
winner Frances McDormand.

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