After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) is tasked with a different type of warfare. As a drone pilot, combat unfolds like a video game -- only with real lives at stake. And his mission begins to unravel his nerves and his relationships. "Hawke's anguished performance gives Good Kill a hot emotional center," says The New York Times. Drama/Thriller, 102 min., R.


Spotlight on Mental Illness in the Movies Q&A screening, 5:30 p.m. May 27

When Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig) wins the lottery, she quits her treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder and purchases her own talk show to discuss one subject: herself. Alice serves up her grudges, dreams, hopes, fears and meatloaf cake Oprah-style. Join LSUS psychology professor Meredith Nelson and LSUHSC psychiatry professor Lee Stevens at the 5:30 p.m. May 27 screening for a discussion on mental illness in the movies. Comedy/Drama, 105 min., R.

SCIENCE ON SCREEN, 5:30 p.m. May 28
Free for RFC members, $10 general public

What is life like in the coldest place on earth? Charles Kirkland knows. He splits his time between Shreveport and Antarctica, where he works as a medic. He'll introduce the film that will take us on a journey to the end of the world to meet the scientists, technicians and craftsmen who call the continent home. Click here to read more on Kirkland in The Shreveport Times and listen to our interview with him in the latest In Focus podcast. RFC members, call 318.459.4122 to reserve your free tickets. Documentary, 91 min., PG.


HEELS AND REELS, 5:30 p.m. May 26
Tickets: $28, dinner and movie ($21, RFC members)

Audiences first fell in love with Reese Witherspoon when she first fell in love with the boy next door in The Man in the Moon. Witherspoon began her film career right here in north Louisiana as Dani, a 14-year-old farm girl who loves Elvis and her neighbor, Court. Drama, 1991, 99 min., PG-13.

2 p.m. May 24, Admission is free

"Why does art matter?" RFC's Teen Film Council has been working all year to answer this question on film. The teens will present their five-minute documentaries -- subjects ranging from a tattoo artist to a garage band -- and guide a post-screening dialogue.

  RFC's In Focus podcast connects the world of great film to passionate art house moviegoers. Subscribe now on SoundCloud or iTunes and receive the latest episode each week.

See this month's complete programming calendar by clicking here.



Book Lovers Supper Club, 6 p.m. June 11: Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Tickets: $22, dinner and book discussion ($15, RFC members), 318.459.4122
Books available at Barnes & Noble and RFC box office
Movie opens June 5

Read Thomas Hardy's classic before the film adaptation starring Carey Mulligan hits RFC's big screen. We'll discuss the strong-minded Bathsheba Everdene and the devoted shepherd, obsessed farmer and dashing soldier who vie for her favor over dinner on June 11.


For a full list of upcoming films, events and up-to-date showtimes, click here.




This weekend, treat yourself to one of the dishes on Abby Singer's spring menu, available for a limited time only. Try the lamb loin chops with cauliflower puree and minty sugar snap peas, the crawfish cheesecake, or lemon chicken with roasted asparagus.

Call for reservations: 318.459.4125

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