Court 13 Arts announces dates and venues for 2017 Always For Pleasure festival


Brimstone & Glory
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Court 13 Arts, the non-profit offshoot of the local organization that made the Oscar-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild in 2012, has announced dates and venues for its annual Always For Pleasure festival. This year's festivities will be held Nov. 16-21 at Court 13 Arts' new facility (2801 Franklin Ave.).

Included as part of the festival will be two film screenings at the Orpheum Theater (129 Roosevelt Way) featuring the local premiere of Brimstone & Glory, a documentary about the weeklong fireworks festival in Tultepec, Mexico that was co-produced by Beasts' Benh Zeitlin. Also included will be Community Screen night for local filmmakers to show their work, a karaoke parade and a dance party.

More details about programming will emerge in the weeks ahead. Pre-sale weekend passes are available for $35 here.

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