St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase: Documentary Shorts
Jason Brasier, Sean Loftin & Ian McGee, 44 min.
A series of nine short documentaries offer intimate portraits of real people and places in the eastern Missouri Ozarks.
Dominik Espey & Matthew Gargiula, 17 min.
John and Toni are essentially homeless but eke out a thrifty and fulfilling life on the downtown riverfront.
Tim Hawkins: Professional Moron
Christina Russell, 12 min.
After getting swept up in the whirlwind of his career, local comedian Tim Hawkins had to slow his life down to learn the meaning of true success.
We Work for the Purple Space
Patrick Delhougne & Nyara Williams, 25 min.
Overcoming social anxiety and a strong hatred for shoes, singer Zida Lioness sacrifices, suffers, and ultimately succeeds in her quest to reach “The Purple Space” with the support of family and friends.
Who Is Syd?
Gabriel Hunter Sheets, 3 min.
Syd discusses their experience with depression, derealization, and coming to terms with their gender identity and sexuality.
Tickets for film programs from July 15-17 & 22-24 at Washington U.’s Brown Hall Auditorium are $15 each; $12 for students with valid and current photo ID and Cinema St. Louis members. (All credit-card and handling fees are incorporated into the ticket price.)