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MAY 11-17
Little Rock Film Festival Celebrates The Opening of The Ron Robinson Theater

Little Rock Film Festival Celebrates The Opening of The Ron Robinson Theater

Coming a long way since 2007, the Little Rock Film Festival has grown to be one of the most recognized film festivals in the country. Earlier last year, many of you joined us at the ground breaking ceremony for  the 315-seat state of the art Ron Robinson Theater, which will serve as the flagship home for the LRFF.  To celebrate the opening, the LRFF and CALS (Central Arkansas Library System), is programming a full week of film events–all free of charge and open to the public–to show off this beautiful new facility. Ron Robinson Theater’s Opening Week Program Schedule (January 17-January 25, 2014) Friday, January 17 Ain’t in It For My Health – 7:00pm A documentary about Arkansas native Levon Helm followed by a Q&A with Amy Helm Amy Helm and Handsome Strangers Concert – 9pm   Saturday, January 18 Best of the LRFF’s 48 Hour Film Project – 3:00pm La Grande Fete, Surprise Party, Abbatoir, Vacation, The Door, The Plumber, Last Chance Romance, Drain, The Third Save, Deuces Sleepy LaBeef Rides Again – 7:00pm Documentary/concert film about Arkansas native Sleepy LaBeef followed by a Q&A with Sleepy LaBeef and Dave Pomeroy Sleepy LaBeef and Dave Pomeroy concert – 8:30pm   Monday, January 20 Moms Mabley (courtesy HBO Documentary Films) – 7:00pm A special MLK day presentation about the iconic African American standup comedienne Jackie “Moms” Mabley, who broke racial and sexual boundaries and continues to inspire comedians to this day. In her directorial debut, Whoopi Goldberg pays homage to this pioneering legend.   Tuesday, January 21 Locals Rule – 7:30pm These standout  Arkansas short films from the first seven...