Posts Tagged ‘Noir City DC’

Don’t Be Bored: Jeffery Broussard

Jeffery Broussard has been playing zydeco music on various instruments for most of his life. By age 8, the French- and English-speaking Louisiana native was drumming in his father’s band, Delton Broussard & the Lawtell Playboys. That’s impressive for such a young kid, but even more so because his 10 older siblings must have been [...]

Q&A with Film Noir Foundation’s Eddie Muller

Film Noir Foundation founder/president Eddie Muller is always on the case. Just a week before the second annual Noir City DC film festival was set to begin, Washington City Paper tracked him down in France at the Grand Lyon Film Festival where he was presenting on the art of noir. Muller found a few minutes [...]

Noir City DC

Perhaps it’s the hard times in which we find ourselves, but the temptation to take refuge within a well-constructed fatalistic yarn is increasingly enticing. After a successful initial run, the California-based Film Noir Foundation has curated a second installment of NOIR CITY DC, promising the genre’s requisite cheap thrills, tough talk, and poor decision-making skills. [...]