By Louisiana Right to Life
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards will host a Red Carpet Premiere March 6 of the short documentary adoption film “I Lived on Parker Avenue” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge. The film is scheduled to be released online March 8 at 7 p.m.
“I Lived on Parker Avenue” is a film about the life of Metairie native and current LSU law student David Scotton, who journeys to Indiana to meet his birth parents, Melissa Coles and Brian Nicholas, for the first time. The story also tells the story of David’s parents, Susan and Jimmy Scotton, who adopted David at birth.
New Orleans filmmaker Philip Braun III directed the film and Louisiana Right to Life Executive Director Benjamin Clapper produced it through Joie De Vivre Media and Louisiana Right to Life.
“I Lived on Parker Avenue” has been showcased at the Docuslate Film Festival by Newfilmmakers Los Angeles and has been nominated for the “Best Documentary – Short Category” award. The film was also featured on a live segment on Fox & Friends.