Robinson Film Center

8:58am

Tue June 16, 2015
Arts

Shape of Shreveport documentary series gains bigger audience

The June 4 audience packed the historic Strand Theatre in downtown Shreveport for the premiere of the Shape of Shreveport documentary.
Credit Shape of Shreveport Facebook

The Shape of Shreveport documentary series that premiered June 4 at the Strand Theatre in Shreveport is getting more exposure at the Robinson Film Center.

Each 15-minute episode of the series focuses on a different aspect of Shreveport’s history. The first four installments documented the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1873 and the influential roles of Capt. Henry Miller Shreve and Martin Luther King, Jr. Executive director Will Broyles said at a news conference in April that the project is evolving.

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12:00pm

Thu May 7, 2015
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: "Science On The Screen" at the Robinson Film Center

Aired Thursday, May 7, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Meghan Hochstetler, Director of Audience at the Robinson Film Center, about “Science on the Screen,” throughout the month of May with three superb films including the Romance Drama “Silver Lining Playbook,” the Animation film “Big Hero 6,” and the visually stunning documentary “Antarctica: A Year on Ice.” Each will feature a talk or workshop around it and each will show at the Robinson Film Center in May. For More Information visit the Robinson Film Center online or call 318-459-4122. That’s 318-459-4122.

9:16am

Thu April 23, 2015
Arts

Shreveport fencing documentary cuts across bigger life lessons

Andy Shaw, owner of Fairfield Avenue School of Fencing, is the subject of a new documentary "Southern Fried Fencing."
Credit Kate Archer Kent

An eccentric, outspoken New York fencing coach who married a Shreveporter and built a fencer’s mecca in Shreveport is the subject of a 65-minute documentary that premieres Friday at Robinson Film Center in Shreveport.

Filmmakers Michele and Jay Carter were skeptical when they learned about the Fairfield Avenue School of Fencing.

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11:00am

Fri April 17, 2015
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: The Wrecking Crew at the Robinson Film Center

Bill Beckett spoke with bassist Joe Osborn, member of the legendary Wrecking Crew, about the documentary with the same title, chronicling these legendary musicians and the music they made. This documentary opens today at the Robinson Film Center with multiple showing throughout the coming week. For complete details visit online the Robinson Film Center or call 318-459-4122.

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2:03pm

Fri April 10, 2015
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: Jewish Film Festival 2015

Aired Friday, April 10, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Curtis Joseph, President of the North Louisiana Jewish Federation about the Jewish Film Festival which takes place at the Robinson Film Center beginning Sunday, April 12 with a free reception at the Robinson. For details and more information with online the Robinson Film Center.

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