Cinema St. Louis

“Mean Streets”

By ksinger on October 18, 2017

Presented as part of the St. Louis International Film Festival, “Mean Streets” includes screenings of narrative and documentary works that address the strong intersections between racial divisions and urban spaces. “Whose Streets?,” “Copwatch,” “In the Heat of the Night,” and “For Akh...

WU Libraries’ Henry Hampton Film Series Features Jon Else

By ksinger on February 15, 2017

Washington University Libraries are pleased to announce a talk with filmmaker Jon Else at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Missouri History Museum’s Lee Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Else will discuss his new book, True South: Henry Hampton and “Eyes on the P...

The Divided City Initiative in St. Louis: Chi-Raq and Milwaukee 53206 Q&As

By Alison Carrick on January 31, 2017

The Mean Streets programming that was part of the Divided City Initiative also included films that examined the issues of segregation and how communities deal with mass incarceration and gun violence.  A high point of the program was the screening of Chi-Raq (dir. Spike Lee, 2015) with screenwrit...

Henry Hampton Film Series: Jon Else

By ksinger on January 31, 2017

Jon Else, filmmaker and North Gate Chair in Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, will be the featured guest for the Henry Hampton Film Series, co-sponsored by Washington University Libraries, the Missouri History Museum and Cinema St. Louis. Else will discuss his new book, “...