To create a slide show select the photos you want, select the audio file, adjust the path of the moving and do video rendering. There are multiple options for output: VCD, SVCD, DVD up to FULL-HD.
For the transition between slides use a so-called Ken Burns. Picture comments are generated into a subtitle file.
Installation into Linux Mint:
sudo apt-get install photofilmstrip
To install a later version of download DEB package from the official website.