The Divided City

Sponsored by Center for the Humanities at Washington University

Directed by Joshua Altman & Bing Liu

Chicago gun violence has made national headlines for decades. While the city responds with aggressive…

Directed by Mobolaji Olambiwonnu

How does a father find purpose in pain? In 2014, Michael Brown Sr.’s son was killed by White police…

Directed by Pat McGee

Running in the 2020 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat held by Mitch McConnell, Charles Booker…

Directed by Alana Marie

Kinloch is a town on life support, with fewer than 200 citizens still residing in the area, a budget…

Directed by CJ Hunt

Smart, funny, and thoughtful about issues of race in America, “The Neutral Ground” follows comedian and “…

Directed by Gilda Sheppard

“Since I Been Down” follows a group of prisoners as they break free from their fate and create a model of…

Directed by Van Maximilian Carlson

Former New Filmmakers Forum winner Van Maximilian Carlson (2019’s “Princess of the Row”) returns to SLIFF…

Directed by Damien D. Smith

“Target: St. Louis Vol. 1” serves as a valuable history lesson with sadly continuing relevance. The film…

Directed by Brad Lichtenstein

“When Claude Got Shot” follows the multi-year struggles of Claude Motley, a non-traditional-age Black law…

Directed by Emily Kunstler & Sarah Kunstler

Directed by Sarah and Emily Kunstler — who previously helmed the well-received “William Kunstler:…