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Scene from "For Ahkeem"

Documentary ‘For Ahkeem’ Screens Nov. 11 at St. Louis Film Festival

By ksinger on November 8, 2017

The new documentary “For Ahkeem” follows 17-year-old Daje Shelton after she has been expelled from her public high school in North St. Louis and is sent to the court-supervised Innovative Concept Academy by Judge Jimmie Edwards. The film is part of the free program “Mean Streets: Viewing the Divi...

Launch Party for Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis

By ksinger on September 4, 2017

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis is a new digital history initiative that connects the public to historical information about places in our region’s LGBTQIA history. Surveying a period from 1943 to 1992, the initiative has inventoried more than 700 sites, many of which have been demolished. Many people ha...

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...

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, “...