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Films by Parish

Avoyelles Parish
Bunkie, Cottonport, Evergreen, Hessmer, Mansura, Marksville (Parish Seat),
Moreauville, Plaucheville, Simmesport

History
The parish is named for the Avoyel Indian tribe.

 

1944

Dark Waters - Dir: De Toth; Cast:  Oberon, Tone. Drama set in New Orleans and Belleville, Louisiana.

1969

Witchmaker, The a/k/a Legend of Witch Hollow - Dir: Brown; Cast:  Eisley, Brandt. Horror mystery set in Louisiana and filmed in Marksville.  

2010

My Own Love Song - Dir: Dahan; Cast: Zellweger, Zima. Drama partially filmed in Lafourche Parish, Marksville, New Orleans, Pineville, Lacompte, Cheneyville, Bunkie and Thibodaux. - Movie Trailerstrailer available on this title.

2014

Confederate Gibralter a/k/a/ Ft. Derussy Confederate Gibralter - Dir: Veade. Short history documentary about Ft. Derussy when 350 Confederates showed their courage against a force of 10,000 invading Union soldiers filmed in Louisiana.

 

 


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