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Ouachita Parish
Bawcomville, Clairborne, Monroe (Parish Seat), Richwood, Sterlington, Swartz, West Monroe

Named for: Ouachita Native Americans. The parish bears the same name as the Ouachita River, which flows through southern Arkansas and northeastern Louisiana.



Beyond, The (a/k/a) 7 Doors of Death, 1983 - Dir: Fulci; Cast: MacColl, Warbeck. Italian horror partially filmed in Lake Charles, Metairie, Monroe and New Orleans.


Rhythm 'n' Bayous: Road Map to Louisiana Music - Dir: Mugge; Cast:  Jones, Ledet. Music documentary filmed in Baton Rouge, Eunice, Lafayette, Monroe, New Orleans, Shreveport, Ville Platte and Winnsboro.


Video Voyeur: The Susan Wilson Story - Dir: Hunter; Cast: Harmon, Sheridan.  Made for TV fact-based drama set in Monroe.


Bottler of Dreams - Dir: Coates. Short documentary about the first bottlers of Coca Cola partially filmed in Monroe.

Catahoula - Dir: Dunn, Harveston; Cast: Coleman, Tolano. Drama thriller filmed in Choudrant, Nebo and West Monroe.

Zwischenzug - Dir: Enis; Cast: Ballard, Collyer. Mystery drama filmed in Monroe.


Taking the Hill: The Warrior's Journey Home - Dir: Moses. Documentary exploring the phenomenon of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in veterans partially filmed in Monroe.


Late Rounders - Dir: Marshall. Sports documentary about college football players who go late in the draft partially filmed in Monroe.

Persona - Dir: Albritton; Cast: Hampton, Ferguson. Drama filmed in Monroe.


Flag of My Father - Dir: Ray; Devane, Erneta. Drama filmed in Monroe.


New Hope - Dir: Ray; Cast: Davis, Frost. Drama filmed in Monroe.


Dancer and the Dame - Dir: Sabloff; Cast: Gardell, White. Comedy filmed in Monroe and West Monroe.

Duck Commander: Making the Musical - Dir: Garcia. Documentary partially filmed in West Monroe.

Duck Dreams: the Duck Dynasty Story - Dir: Sourgose; Documentary filmed in West Monroe.

Other Side - Dir: Minervini. Documentary drama about life in southern Louisiana filmed in West Monroe for Italian release.

Racing Legacy - Dir: Dodge, Lester; Cast: Lester, Dodge. Drama filmed in West Monroe.


After Claudetteia - Dir: Williamson; Cast: Love. Short documentary of former teachers and students of the Monroe City School system recounting the 2015 Claudetteia Love incident.

Mothballs and Fireflies - Dir: Bass; Cast: Bass, Bass. Drama filmed in Monroe and the French Quarter of New Orleans.

Slender - Dir: Quincey; Short animation partially filmed in West Monroe.


Dinosauria - Dir: Gilmore; Cast: Bell, Douglas. Short animated documentary filmed in Monroe with the ULM Museum of Natural History.


Cowboy & Indiana - Dir: Ray; Cast: Girard, Horsley. Rodeo drama filmed at the Monroe Civic Center, around Monroe, West Monroe and Bastrop.



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