Robinson Film Center


Wed April 2, 2014
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: Jewish Film Festival at the Robinson

Aired Wednesday, April 2 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett sat down with Daniel Lachman, director for the North Louisiana Jewish Film Festival, which takes place at the Robinson Film Center beginning this Sunday, April 6.  For more information and show times visit the North Louisiana Jewish Film Festival online or call (318) 459-4122

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Thu October 10, 2013

Filmmakers screen gun violence documentary in their hometown of Shreveport

A pair of New Orleans filmmakers originally from Shreveport will screen their new documentary Oct. 10 in Shreveport that is a commentary on youth gun violence in New Orleans.

"I would say a gun is way easier to get than a textbook down here," says one teenage boy in the documentary "Shell Shocked." The images show teenage boys in New Orleans neighborhoods flaunting their assault rifles and pointing them at the camera. A classroom erupts in a brawl at a New Orleans public school. Bodies lie on the streets captured by TV news reports.

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Wed July 24, 2013

Robinson Film Center in Shreveport goes digital

A nonprofit film center in Shreveport will debut its new digital projection system next week. The independent movie theater has raised more than $140,000 to pay for the new digital upgrade.

The Robinson Film Center began its yearlong fundraising campaign after the film industry announced that it would phase out 35 mm prints at the end of the year, in favor of a new high-resolution digital format.

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Thu February 7, 2013
11:01 Spotlight

11:01 Spotlight: Ideas at Aspen Film Series comes to Shreveport

Bill Beckett talks with Paula Hickman, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of North Louisiana, about the Ideas At Aspen Film series presented at the Robinson Film Center in Shreveport beginning Feb. 7. The second film and discussion is scheduled for Feb. 14. The final film and panel discussion will be held Feb. 21.  The presentations are free, but RSVPs are requested at 318-221-0582.

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Wed December 19, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: Skype With Santa at the Robinson and Watch Elf

Bill Beckett talks with Alexandyr Kent, Executive Director of the Robinson Film Center about several theater experiences including a chance to Skype with Santa, partake of an Elf Buffet, and watch the film Elf with Will Ferrell.

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