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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.