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Robert aka Jim is a native Angelo, with a wide range of interests. He holds several academic degrees from Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Los Angeles, and UCLA, in English & Comparative Literature, History, and Education. He has been a teacher and university professor for many years and am still active in the academic community. Being an avid movie goer, he writes on film, including foreign-language cinema, feature films, documentaries, independent and experimental film. Having lived so long in Los Angeles, he is quite interested in the history of this particular city and appreciates its ethnic and racial diversity, as well as its fascinating history of filmmaking and popular music. As a world traveler, he has wandered into many fascinating corners of the globe and writes about his experiences.

“Any Other Way: The Jackie Shane Story” tells tale of black...

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By Robert St. Martin Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 6/16/24 - One of the most interesting documentaries at Frameline 48 this June 2024 is...

“The Sealed Soil” is restored print of Iranian female director Marva...

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By Robert St Martin Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 6/16/24 - Last evening at the Billy Wilder Theatre of the UCLA Hammer Museum in Westwood,...

FRAMELINE 48:  San Francisco’s Pre-Eminent LGBTQ+ Film Festival Opens June 19

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By Robert St. Martin Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 6/13/24 - The oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the United States is Frameline in San...

ANHELL 69 screening at 2220 Arts & Archive: Queer Young...

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By Robert St. Martin Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 6/13/24 - Screening at 2220 Arts & Archives on Beverly Boulevard on Thursday, June 20, at...

QUEENDOM: A Young Russian Non-Binary Drag Performance Artist as a Powerful...

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By Robert St. Martin Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 6/10/24 - Coming soon to art house theatres in Los Angeles is a fascinating documentary...

Three church ladies find meaning in their lives amid a devastating...

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By: Robert St. Martin Los Angeles (The Hollywood Times) 6/7/2024 – This past weekend was the opening of a new play at the Skylight Theatre...

Caring for a parent with dementia and messing with the nature...

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By: Robert St. Martin Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 6/4/2024 – Dealing with an elderly person with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia is...

Unknown story of Mexico’s waltz composer Juventino Rosas explores lives of...

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By: Robert St. Martin Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 6/4/20204 – Currently on stage at the Los Angeles Theatre Center with the L.A. Latino...

“Prodigal Daughter” an inspiring account of an undocumented immigrant woman’s reconciliation...

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By Robert St. Martin Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 6/3/24 - An interesting documentary at this year’s Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) is...

TAKING VENICE: U.S. Domination of the International Art Scene in 1964...

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By: Robert St. Martin Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 5/27/24 - Currently on screen at the Laemmle Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles and...