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Stories from the Bayous – Rusty Mondays Big Screen Film Club
August 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
MONDAY AUGUST 15
Stories from the Bayous
6pm – Eve’s Bayou (1997)
Louis Batiste (Samuel L. Jackson) is a popular physician in 1960s Louisiana who has a beautiful wife (Lynn Whitfield), a loving family and a weakness for women. While his wife ignores his infidelities, his youngest daughter Eve is crushed when she catches her dad in a compromising situation. Her subsequent revelations tear the family apart in Kasi Lemmons’ powerful film, which won Best First Feature at the Independent Spirit Awards.
8pm – Little Chenier: A Cajun Tale (2006)
Deep in the bayou sits a floating town called Little Chenier. It is here that Beaux and his mentally challenged brother, Pemon, run a bait-and-tackle shop. Pemon is accused of a crime, and Beaux chooses to protect his brother at all costs.
Watch the Eve’s Bayou trailer:
Little Chenier a Cajun Tale: