LIFF presents “Bayou To Beach” Private Networking Event, Nov. 5th @ AFM in Los Angeles

The Louisiana International Film Festival & Mentorship Program presents…


During the American Film Market




Baton Rouge, LA (October 29, 2017)  – Following the success of The 5th annual Louisiana Film, Music & Cuisine Celebration at Park City in January, The Louisiana International Film Festival & Mentorship Program  will host the Bayou to Beach networking event during the AFM with partners Buffalo 8, Bondit Media Capital, Louisiana Seafood Board and Chef Ryan Rondeno.

The anticipated private event continues a tradition of unique themes each year that have included: Mardi Gras, Voodoo Love, Midnight Masquerade, Mardi Gras Masquerade and Bayou Burlesque. The “Bayou To Beach” event aims to share the great culture and talent of the Louisiana people and promote inclusiveness.

Music Entertainment will be by Louisiana native, Eddie Baytos and Friends who will perform a tribute to Fats Domino.  Aileen Quinn, former child actress (“Annie”) and Golden Globe nominee will perform with her band, Aileen Quinn & The Leapin’ Lizards. Popular Louisiana aerialist, Jamie Ray of Air Seekers, who performed at the LIFF Park City event in January, will perform.

Chef Ryan Rondeno will prepare and serve Louisiana bites with seafood sponsored from the Louisiana Seafood Board.

The private event will be hosted on November 5th from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Harvelle’s Blues Club located at 1432 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401. RSVP is required with a confirmation for attendance (


About the Louisiana International Film Festival & Mentorship Program (LIFF): LIFF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2011 dedicated to the development of Louisiana’s film, music and innovation talent and representation of that talent to the world via the annual Louisiana International Film Festival & Mentorship Program (LIFF), Louisiana Film Society and Special Events. LIFF aims to provide a platform where talent can grow skills and relationships that enable them to fulfill their full potential as artists and innovators.

LIFF 2018 is scheduled for April 19 – 22, 2018 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Festival passes and Press/Media Passes to LIFF 2017 available now at:

For More Information: 

Peggy Sweeney-McDonald (Managing Director, LIFF)

Cell: 310-709-2851

Office: 225.612.2193


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