Event Film and Video Screenings Screening of "Take Me to the River: New Orleans"

Date and Location

Part of Concerts from the Library of Congress ; Live at the Library

The event is free, but tickets are required, and there may be special restrictions. Click the "Get Tickets" link below for more information and to secure your ticket.

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Take Me to the River New Orleans celebrates the rich musical history, heritage, legacy, and influence of New Orleans and Louisiana. It showcases how a unique cultural jewel was formed by a true collaboration and melting pot of influences from around the world. The adventure highlights the city's resiliency in surviving disaster and its remarkable rebirth. The film pairs legacy musicians with present-day stars, demonstrating the enduring legacy of New Orleans' music scene.   


Take Me to the River New Orleans
Martin Shore, director
NR, 110m (2022)