parades annually on January 6 in New Orleans in honor of the birthday of Joan of Arc and throughout the year promotes St. Joan and the city's French cultural heritage
2021 Juried exhibit opening Sept. 18th at Ariodante Gallery
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Is The Last Duel based on a true story?
“In short, yes. The first two chapters of the three-act film, penned by Damon and Affleck, draw heavily on Jager’s research, recounting Marguerite’s rape and the events surrounding it from the perspectives of Carrouges and Le Gris, respectively. (Jager offered feedback on the film’s script, suggesting historically accurate phrasing and other changes.) The third and final section, written by Holofcener, is told from Marguerite’s point of view. As Damon tells the New York Times, this segment “is kind of an original screenplay … because that world of women had to be almost invented and imagined out of whole cloth.”