The film screening begins at twilight Friday in Memorial Park, across Bayou Terrebonne from the Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum in downtown Houma.
Moviegoers are invited to bring picnic blankets and lawn chairs.
The event includes free copies of the novel, The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald along with reader's guides, audio guides and bookmarks.
The screening and freebies are part of The Big Read, a national program that encourages Americans to read.
The outdoor movie series, which features family-friendly movies, continues on the third Friday of each month. The series is a project of the Houma Downtown Development Corp. and the Houma Regional Arts Council.