Bay Saint Louis, MS – Rail Yard Films at the 100 Men Hall will be screening director Lily Keber’s latest documentary, Buckjumping on Friday, July 26 at 7PM to 10PM. Please join us on this cinematic journey through the soul of New Orleans.
The Bitter Southerner writes: Lily Keber’s feature-length documentary, “Buckjumping,” will take filmgoers deep into more than a half dozen New Orleans neighborhoods, where second-line parades boost the spirits and bring communities together in a way that happens nowhere else. https://bittersoutherner.com/a-dance-of-liberation-buckjumping
Lily is a filmmaker and educator based in New Orleans. Her award winning directorial debut, Bayou Maharajah, will be screened at the 100 Men Hall’s first annual Booker Fest debuting August 30/31, 2019. Lily’s second feature documentary Buckjumping premiered in October 2018 to the largest audience ever assembled at the New Orleans Film Festival.
Keber has produced for Arcade Fire, Beyoncé, and Preservation Hall. Her films have covered the Department of Homeland Security's policy of family detention, prison conditions in Gaza and the deteriorating environment of the Gulf Coast. Her work has appeared on ARTE, HBO, MTV News, Time, Al-Jazeera English, Democracy Now!, Sundance DocClub, Hulu, Netflix, iTunes, Electronic Intifada and PBS.
New Orleans cuisine will be for purchase by Food Network’s Chef Chris Hayes of The Smoking Oyster whose food and recipes have been winning awards in New Orleans and around the country.
Tickets for Buckjumping benefit both the 100 Men Hall, a 501c3 nonprofit as well as the distribution of the documentary, Buckjumping. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here: https://the100menhall.com/products/buckjumping or $15 at the door. All tickets will be at Will Call.
Photo credit: Pableaux Johnson