Film

St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase: Documentary Shorts I

When: Sun., July 17, 12:15 p.m. 2016

The St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase returns with 88 new films (feature-length and shorts) written, directed, edited or produced by St. Louisans or set in St. Louis. This year's installment is spread across five days (July 17 to 21) at the Landmark Tivoli Theatre (6350 Delmar Boulevard, University City; www.cinemastlouis.org), with the opening show a block of documentary shorts. Mark Clark and Quinsonta Boyd's "The Delmar Connection" looks at the history of the street that divides the haves from the have-nots. "Profiling Race -- Mike Higgins" is Matthew Seilback's biography of Mike Higgins, who grew up in St. Louis, joined the Army, served as a pastor and is now a member of the Black Lives Matter movement. The doc shorts program starts at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, July 17. Tickets are free, but you still need to pick one up at the box office.

Paul Friswold

Price: free admission