Coushatta Student Produced Film Screened At NSU

Coushatta student Waylon Washington (second from left above) was an executive producer of “The Night The Music Died.” The film was screened Monday afternoon in the Varnado Hall Ballroom

In addition to Washington, the student filmmakers are Zachary Desselles of Pineville, Anna Duplantis of Madisonville, and Colie Plaster of Gibsonville, North Carolina.

The documentary, “The Night the Music Died,” reunites three NSU Current Sauce reporters, Melanie Torbett Babin, Dan McDonald and Janet Tompkins Vanhoof, who share their memories from 1973 of a tragic accident involving folk singer Jim Croce after a show in Prather Coliseum.  Gilbert directed the film with Desselles, Duplantis, Colie Plaster and Washington as executive producers.  David Antilley, executive director of NSU-TV, assisted with the projects.


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