Book Lovers Supper Club
The Hate U Give
6 p.m. February 7
Dinner and book discussion
$23 ($16, RFC members)
For 17 and under, $18 ($11, RFC members)
For the final installment in our YA book series, we’re visiting the award-winning and best-selling story of sixteen-year-old Starr Carter who moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Join us for dinner and an engaging discussion on the book.
Heels and Reels
Crazy Rich Asians
5:30 p.m. January 29
$29 dinner and movie ($22, RFC members)
We may not all be able to be crazy rich, but that won’t stop us from acting like it! Our decadent Crazy Rich Asians night will include a dinner of Singaporean delicacies, a 1,000-Grand candy bar cake and champagne cocktails at our cash bar. We’ll top it off with trivia, prizes and a screening of 2018’s most extravagant romantic comedy.
Sleepless in Seattle
6 p.m. February 14
$29 dinner and movie ($22, RFC members)
Come see one of the greatest romances of our time with your Valentine. Enjoy a romantic meal in our events space, with some special Valentine's trivia for a chance for you and your sweetheart to win a prize! Following dinner, we'll fall in love alongside Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan with Sleepless in Seattle in our big theater.
Academy Award-winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) brings his highly anticipated next feature to the screen, an adaptation of James Baldwin’s stunning novel, If Beale Street Could Talk. In early 1970’s Harlem, Tish, a nineteen-year old girl, is in love with a young sculptor, Fonny, the father of her unborn child. When Fonny is falsely accused of rape and imprisoned, Tish and their families race to clear his name before the baby is born. A story about love persisting in the face of racial oppression and injustice, Jenkins brings together a talented young cast which includes Stephan James (Selma, Race) as Fonny and newcomer Kiki Layne as Tish.
The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights and what she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
A wine and Oscars preview event
6-7:30 p.m. February 6
$25 ($20, RFC members)
Once the nominees are in, the question is who will win?! Our resident Oscar authority, executive director Meghan Hochstetler, will walk us through each of the Best Picture nominees, sharing insight into critical and audience reception, why these films have struck a chord with awards season voters, and what are the odds of each one winning.
The best part? Each of the nominated films will be paired with a themed wine or hors d’oeuvres course to delight your taste buds while we watch and discuss.
Whether you need an edge on your Oscar ballot pool, or just want to dive deeper into this year’s best movies, this event will help prepare you for the big night!
6:30 p.m. January 24
Presented by Maccentric
Say Hello to Macintosh! The Mac personal computer was introduced 35 years ago today, revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. To celebrate this milestone, Maccentric presents a screening of Steve Jobs, a portrait of Apple’s founder set against the backdrop of some of Apple’s major product launches. Stick around after the screening to hear from local community members who worked in the Apple world in its early days. Want a free popcorn? Show up in your favorite black turtleneck and jeans, the official uniform of Steve Jobs.
7 p.m. February 23
617 Texas Street, Downtown Shreveport
RFC members: $125
General public: $150
318.459.4122 * www.robinsonfilmcenter.org
Presented by AEP SWEPCO
The glamour of Hollywood is coming to Robinson Film Center for the fourth annual Robbys, our opulent red carpet party held annually on the eve of the Academy Awards. Mark your calendar for February 23, 2019 to help us celebrate North Louisiana’s only nonprofit art house theater!
Hollywood is known for the most fashionable parties with the most dazzling party guests, and that’s what’s in store for you at this year’s Robbys. Arrive on our red carpet in your Hollywood best to dozens of your adoring fans. Venture inside to taste gold-star delicacies and sip on exclusive hand-crafted cocktails, craft beer and champagne.
You’ll have a chance to feel like a star when you have your photo made wearing a million-dollar diamond necklace at our Clarke's Jewelers station. Yes, you read that right, a million-dollar necklace! We’ll have fabulous trips and experiences to bid on at our auction. And, not to be outdone by the Oscar ceremony the following day, we’ll also be handing out the coveted Robbys awards for Best Dressed, Best Couple, Best Bling and more!
Don’t forget your dancing shoes because we’re taking it to the street for the best after party in town featuring live music from Windstorm.