NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Friday Nights at NOMA on August 2, from 5 to 9 p.m., will include a debut of films created by New Orleans metro high school students at 5 p.m., produced in collaboration with NOVAC and Sundance Film Festival award-winning filmmaker Garrett Bradley, who is among the artists represented in the exhibition Bodies of Knowledge. Read an interview with Bradley to learn more about her film installation “America,” on view at NOMA through Oct. 13.
Café NOMA’s Artful Palate cooking series continues at 6 p.m. with Chef Chris Fite preparing crepes de Norton. Musician Joy Clark will perform in the Great Hall from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Shirin Neshat’s feature-length movie “Looking for Oum Kulthum” will be screened in Stern Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. (2017 | Rated PG-13 | 90 minutes)