We’re proud to announce that on September 27th, Director Benh Zeitlin had the honor of receiving the New Orleans Film Society’s Celluloid Hero Award. Gina Montana a.k.a Ms. Bathsheba was on the scene at the gala to document Benh, Dwight, and Quvenzhané accepting the award.
Our New Orleans watch party at Sweet Lorraine’s was a blast. A huge thank you to Marianna, our amazing outreacher who organized the party with Dwight Henry. There were some incredible highlights, from everyone in the bar chanting “Beast it!” to the cheers whenever group shots with a lot of people from the film were shown….
“The funniest thing was all of us wearing nice clothes on the French Riviera, cause thinking back three years, you know, we were getting ripped up by mosquitos in our wife-beaters and shorts. So [where we are now] is as far as you can imagine from where we were when we were making the film….
Q: Matt, as producer, you know they say ‘children and animals,’ tough to work with… and water, you had the trifecta — plus a bunch of other stuff, in terms of this film. How was it for you? Matt: It was tough, i mean, it was a tough shoot for everybody. We shot for 7…