Film & Media Archive

RAWSTOCK: Afterschool Special Edition

By Alison Carrick on April 8, 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016 7:00 PM Melt – 2712 Cherokee St. St. Louis, MO 63118 The Washington University Libraries presents RAWSTOCK, a FREE archival screening night celebrating the educational films of yesteryear. With bingo & prizes! For any questions, contact the Film & Media Archive at w...

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise – Henry Hampton Film Series

By Alison Carrick on March 30, 2016

Thank you to everyone who came to our first Henry Hampton Film Series screening at the Missouri History Museum. The event was co-sponsored by Washington University Libraries Film & Media Archive, Cinema St. Louis, and the Missouri History Museum and there were 500 people in attendance. The sc...

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

By Alison Carrick on March 23, 2016

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise With co-director Rita Coburn Whack March 24, 2016 – 7:00 pm Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum In advance of the St. Louis premiere of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, we’d like to share this interview with Maya Angelou that is part of the Henry Hampton Co...

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

By Alison Carrick on February 12, 2016

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise With co-director Rita Coburn Whack March 24, 2016 – 7:00 pm Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum Join us for a free screening presented by the Washington University Libraries, Cinema St. Louis, and the Missouri History Museum as part of the Henry Hampton Fi...

NHPRC Grant Update

By Alison Carrick on January 11, 2016

Washington University Film & Media Archive staff have begun work on the Eyes on the Prize Digitization and Reassembly Project made possible by a National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) Grant. Three batches of material have been sent to the lab including the each full e...

The Jack Willis Collection

By Alison Carrick on January 8, 2016

Washington University Film & Media Archive acquires materials of civil rights documentarian Jack Willis Washington University Film & Media Archive acquired the collection of prolific documentary filmmaker and producer Jack Willis. The Jack Willis Collection contains film, video, and manus...