Eight days. 180 films. Cinema on the Bayou is an internationally acclaimed film festival that is held annually in January. Over 200 filmmakers, producers, actors, musicians, distributors, grant source representatives and other industry professionals in attendance from across the United States and Canada, as well as from Japan, Australia, India, the U.K. and France. Films and filmmakers from around the world will make their way to venues across Lafayette as they prep for expert panel discussions, workshops, filmmaker Q&A's, nightly parties and live music.