Harrah's New Orleans Presents: Upstairs Inferno (Free Screening)


PLEASE NOTE: This is a FREE screening, however, you MUST still get a ticket for count purposes. You may begin forming a line at 6:30pm, doors will open at 7:00pm, screening is at 8pm. ONLY 400 people in line will be admitted in. If you need assistance entering the venue for medical reasons, please email director@prideneworleans.com

On June 24, 1973, an arsonist set fire to the Up Stairs Lounge, a gay bar located on the edge of the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. The result was the largest gay mass murder in U.S. history. Thirty-two people were killed and some bodies were never identified. The primary suspect was never charged with the crime. UPSTAIRS INFERNO brings humanity to the headlines by shining a light on the very painful effect the tragedy had on survivors, witnesses and loved ones.
Written and directed by Robert L. Camina and narrated by New York Times best selling author, Christopher Rice.

New Orleans Pride and The Big Easy Sisters are proud to host the screening this documentary on the 43rd Anniversary of the Upstairs Lounge Fire.

Where: Harrah's New Orleans Theater (inside the casino)
When: June 24, 2016 - 8:00PM

Before the movie, Harrah's Buffet is going to offer a free specialty drink with the purchase of a buffet from 5-8 p.m. and Besh Steak is going to offer a $20 steak special from 5 – 8 p.m. After the movie, Masquerade will have DJ Redfoo, male and female go-go dancers and drink specials. The Buffet will have charbroiled oysters.
  • Harrah's New Orleans
    228 Poydras St, New Orleans
  • Friday Jun 24, 2016
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