by Ken Korman
The New Orleans Film Society has announced the films that will compete for the grand jury prize at the 2012 New Orleans Film Festival, which takes place October 11 to 18. Highlights include Four, which stars hometown hero Wendell Pierce, and Bayou Blue, a documentary about a little-known series of killings in Southeastern Louisiana. The full list of in-competition films is available here. Short films, Louisiana films, and feature films outside competition wil be announced later this month.