So, this isn’t something we normally do here, but we’ve recently had a tragedy in the Court 13 family, and in the spirit of taking care of each other, I wanted to tell everyone about the struggle of John Maringouin. He’s one of the wild, soulful, and truly important filmmakers alive right now. John Maringouin [...]
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Court 13′s “Death to the Tinman” will be playing before Dr. Strangelove at the New Orleans Drive-in screening! When: Friday, July 15 – Doors at 7:00, films at 8:30 Where: In the parking lot of the First Schwegmann’s Giant Super Market at the corner of St. Claude and Elysian Fields in the Marigny. Admission to [...]
Last December we welcomed to town Philly pop-gaze band A Sunny Day in Glasgow, who were wanted for several Federal Acts of Indecency committed in the Mormon states. They had fled to Court 13 headquarters in New Orleans, thinking for some reason it was a sovereign state. To help keep their exposure low, they enlisted [...]
After a year plus toiling in the dark of the cyberworld with narry an up-to-date website to our name, Court 13 has finally revamped itself for the digital era. We present: WWW.COURT13.COM Through the website you can join the Court 13 Army–host or demand screenings of our stuff in your area, spread the word about [...]
Just when one might think “GLORY AT SEA” had exhausted its world tour, the kind folks at the Middle East International Film Festival accepted us into their blinged out arms. Court 13′s Benh Zeitlin and Viktor Jakovleski were cordially invited to decadent Abu Dhabi for the festivities, where Benh claims it rains inside a mall, [...]
Right, so you follow the blog, and you know “Sundance” is a good thing, but you read about us getting into the Directors/Writers/Producers Lab, and think – What the hell is that? Who’s there? What do you do all day? Does it involve beakers? Thanks to YouTube, the Sundance Institute has demystified much of the [...]
A great day in Court 13 land! It has come to our attention that the Court’s new project “BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD” has been blessed with the generosity of Rooftop Films and bestowed their Filmmakers Fund Eastern Effects Equipment Grant! What does this mean? It means that during production we will be given use [...]
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Hello Court 13 Faithful!
Well it should be no surprise that more than four months have passed since our last “monthly” Court 13 update (The good news is we didn’t clog up your inbox though, right?). But don’t confuse our lack of communication with inertia, because its source is in fact the opposite: we’ve actually been busy as bees down here in New Orleans… and so our silence is even less excusable. Let’s just get right to the bullet points: