If cold drinks and fans aren't enough to help you beat the heat, head inside for the French Quarter Festival Film Festival. Timecode: NOLA and Le Petite Theatre du Vieux Carre bring afternoon schedules of films to the French Quarter each day of the weekend. The movies will be screened at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre (616 St. Peter St., 504-522-2081; www.lepetittheatre.com).
11 a.m. — Buckwheat's World, a behind-the-scenes look at the life of Buckwheat Zydeco
Noon — Streetcar Stories, a documentary about the history of New Orleans and American streetcars.
1:30 p.m. — Always for Pleasure, highlighting the sensual pleasure of New Orleans cultural celebrations and traditions 3 p.m. — All on a Mardi Gras Day, the story of New Orleans' black Carnival traditions
11 a.m. — Spend it All, a docu-mentary about Cajun culture in Southwest Louisiana
12:30 p.m. — Fats Domino: Walkin' Back to New Orleans, a montage of videos, interviews and concert footage of the New Orleans music legend
2 p.m. — He's the Prettiest: A Salute to Big Chief Allison "Tootie" Montana's 50 Years of Mardi Gras Indian Suiting, a documentary about the big chief's life.
3 p.m. — Real New Orleans, a series of videos written by and starring Eddie Kurtz
11 a.m. — This Cat Can Play Anything, a movie about Emanuel "Manny" Sayles
Noon — Louisiana Music Video Showcase, a collection of music videos from bands including the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and The New Orleans Bingo! Show
1:30 p.m. — A Tribute to Toussaint documents the life and career of Allen Toussaint
3 p.m. — Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans, a history of the African-American neighborhood