Big Charity: Death of America’s Oldest Hospital
Category: Community Events
Start: Jan 21, 2020 5:30 PM
End: Jan 21, 2020 7:00 PM
The Cabildo, 701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
FOC Film Series Continues with the Leroy Jones Story
Presented by Friends of the Cabildo
The 2019-2020 Friends of the Cabildo Film Series highlights the rich cultural history of New Orleans and southern Louisiana. Topics include Second Lines, Jazz Fest, James Booker, Leroy Jones, Preservation Hall and tragedies such as Charity Hospital. The six-film series has a 5:30 and 7 p.m. screening and features an educational talk after the 7 p.m. showing. The next film in the series is A Man and His Trumpet: The Leroy Jones Story (November 5th), the follows the life and history of New Orleans trumpeter Leroy Jones.
November 5 | A Man and His Trumpet: The Leroy Jones Story
January 21 | Big Charity: Death of America’s Oldest Hospital
March 17 | Buck Jumping
April 22 | 1970 Jazz Fest Films
All films are shown at 5:30 & 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for the film series ($15 GA/$10 Members) or a full series package ($50). Tickets can be purchased by calling the FOC Office at (504) 523-3939 or visiting friendsofthecabildo.org.
Friends of the Cabildo is a private non-profit volunteer group that provides financial and volunteer support for the Louisiana State Museum, its projects and its property. Since incorporating in 1956, the Friends of the Cabildo has grown into a large statewide membership organization, a dynamic and motivating force in broadening and supporting the aims of the Louisiana State Museum.