Red River Radio Spotlight: Clementine Hunter's World

Feb 1, 2017

Airs Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke to Director Art Shiver along with producers Anne Gremillion and John Gale, about "Clementine Hunter's World," a new documentary chronicling the life, art, and impact of this icon of Louisiana Art. As the civil rights protests of the 1950s were beginning to jolt America, self-taught African American artist, Clementine Hunter quietly painted a visual diary of plantation life in Melrose, Louisiana – unaware her painted images would in time become portals illuminating the racial divide on the other side of the 20th century plantation fence. A question and answer session with filmmakers and community leaders following screenings. The screening opens Thursday, February 2, with showings at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. For details visit the Robinson Film Center or call 318-459-4122. That's 318-459-4122.