Shreveport

Last Modified: September 13, 2008Robinson Film Center

The Robinson Film Center in Shreveport is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a public venue for independent, international, and classic films, and to serve as a resource for movie production companies and people who would like to learn more about the art of film making. Open every day of the year, daily film screenings begin around 5 PM on Mondays through Fridays and around noon on weekends. The Robinson Film Center contains two theaters that were designed by Glenn Berggren, a 6-time Academy Award winning theater designer, with the assistance of Emil Poggi, a projection specialist. The larger of the two theaters is the Willis-Knighton Theater, which can accommodate 135 people. The smaller Kennedy Theater can accommodate 48 viewers. Both theaters have the projection capability to show 35 mm films and movies recorded digitally.  

The Robinson Film Center also offers classes in film and media production
  

The Robinson Film Center is actively involved with Shreveport’s schools and community organizations to provide education for people of all ages who are interested in movies. “Lights, Camera, Learning!” is a program taught by the educational staff at the Robinson Film Center and it offers students the opportunity to write, shoot, produce, and market their own short films while being guided by experienced professionals. The program also teaches students about the power of the modern media and its ability to initiate societal changes.  

The Robinson Film Center is located at 617 Texas Street in Shreveport, and their contact phone number is (318) 424-9090.