Episode 6

Published on:

4th Mar 2022

Zac Manuel, Filmmaker

Zac Manuel is a New Orleans born’n’bred filmmaker. His work is visually and mentally some of the most moving and beautiful you can imagine. One of his more recent projects, the film “Time” was nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary in 2021. An Oscar nom is just one of his many accolades, of course, but perhaps truly a greater accomplishment is simply who Zac is. He’s a gift. You’re going to fall in love with his authentic voice and ideas on this episode while learning a little bit more about the world of film and Zac.

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About the Podcast

Planet NOLA
Irreverent conversation about New Orleans Arts & Culture
Meet New Orleans one resident at a time. Planet NOLA offers irreverent and authentic insight into this weird and wonderful city. Hosted by local personality Mary Jacobs, it features a who’s who of local hustlers, artists, entrepreneurs, and community advocates. The conversations range from pure comedy to deep takes on the city’s political, economic, and social landscape. New Orleans is a whole world on its own, so join us in exploring it.

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Mary Jacobs

Mary Jacobs is a 4th generation Yat from Gentilly and ridiculously proud of it. She is a woman of many skills and a self-proclaimed New Orleans style hustler. She honed her performance skills locally in comedy with her group Live Girls, in theater as a playwright and director, and in film as an acting coach. Since 2016, Mary and her partner Kristin have co-owned a gym in Metairie, Vitality Community Fitness, and her latest small business endeavor is her secondhand styling service, Mary’s Rack. Planet Nola is born of her love of all things New Orleans and the people that fill it.