by Ken Korman
Civic Center, a "creative studio" at 3067 North Rampart in the Bywater, will present a free screening of Land of Opportunity at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, the eighth anniversary of Katrina. The documentary focuses on a group of New Orleanians struggling to rebuild their lives in the years following the storm. The screening is a part of the ongoing Civic Film Series, which spotlights locally made works. Light refreshments and a conversation with director Luisa Dantas will follow the screening. More info here.