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CINEMA ON THE BAYOU AS DESCRIBED BY OUR VISITING FILMMMAKERS

"One of the best weekends of my life.  Thank you so much for letting the orphan brigade be a part of this amazing festival.  Your hospitality, vibe, and true soul are an inspiration.  From Joshua Britt, James DeMain and I, we send our absolute thanks your way." 
     -- Neilson Hubbard, Nashville, Tennessee / The Orphas Brigade:  Sountrack to a Ghost Story / World Premiere / Documentary Feature Special Jury Mention Award 
 
"Thank you so much for everything!!!!!!!! Long live to cinema on the bayou!" 
     -- Maxime-Claude L'Écuyer / Montréal, Québec / Zsofika / U.S. Premiere / Narrative Short Special Jury Mention Award
 
"Great festival run by super awesome folks.  I'd almost say we ate too much gumbo, but no . . . there is never enough gumbo!" 
     -- Jay Pennington / Jacksonville, Florida / Ocean Pond / Louisiana Premiere / Audience Award
 
"Just a little word to tell you how much David and I enjoyed the festival.  Its been a feast of movies:  tapas, starters, entrees and deserts.  You really fed us well.  You are responsible for bringing a community together and for this too, I thank you.  I'm still floating on a cloud." 
     -- Christian Fleury, Montréal, Québec / Everybody Wants To Be A Cajun / World Premiere / Documentary Short Special Jury Mention Award
 
"Cinema on the Bayou was the nicest festival I ever went to.  Warm and cheerful!  There is no better place than Louisiana for a first award!" 
     Éléonore Goldberg, Montréal / Québec / Errance (Wandering) / U.S. Premiere / Animated Short Special Jury Mention Award Winner 
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