Join us for a showcase of films by Columbians, past and present.
- The Pruitt-Igoe Myth's Chad Freidrichs will show us tantalizing bits of his ambitious new archival feature film about the history of science with The Secrets of Nature Revealed. (10 min., 2013).
- Ryan Wylie will show two of his latest. The Body of Richard Baker (22 min., 2012): In this ode to the mystery of the flesh, doctors rise to solve a riddle. Starman (25 min., 2011): In search of a man who has been living in Golden Gate Park for over 30 years, a would-be-journalist and his project are transformed.
- "Threshold" (dir. Chase Thompson). Eminent Domain and the Castle Doctrine collide in this suspenseful short film.
- "X-Ray Man" (dir. Kerri Yost) At the height of the cold war, the US government attempted to create "super troops" that could withstand a nuclear war. Meet Darrell Robertson, a real-life super hero (and Missouri dairy farmer).
Wednesday, August 22