The Prodigal is an official selection for the 14th Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival to be held on January 23 – 30, 2019, in Lafayette, Louisiana.
The 14th Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival will be held on January 23-30, 2019, at venues in and around Lafayette, Louisiana. Come join us in French Louisiana as we present nearly 200 films from across the United States and around the world along with expert panel discussions, filmmaker Q&A’s and nightly parties with live local music.
Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival is committed to presenting nationally and internationally acclaimed documentary and narrative fiction films and filmmakers with truly original voices. The festival is also committed to advancing the understanding of Cajun and Creole cultures through film screenings, film panels and cultural exchanges among French Louisiana, the United States and the Francophone countries of the world.
Cinema on the Bayou presents U.S. and Louisiana premieres of new, cutting edge, fiction and non-fiction films from around the world in a relaxing environment, laced and embellished with Cajun culture’s unique identity markers, exquisite cuisine and great music. We screen uncompromising, thought-provoking films that make us laugh and cry; engage in serious discussions about matters important to independent filmmakers; and have a lot of fun and good times with old friends and make important connections with new friends who share our commitment to quality film.