FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Multicultural Studies Film & Speaker Series at Webster University
The 5th Annual Multicultural Studies Film and Speakers Series is April 7-10. All films will be screened in the Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood Ave. at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6 for general public. For more information, call 314-246-5912.
Thursday, April 7, 7:30
Film: "Papers" www.papersthemovie.com
Speakers: Anne Galisky, film director; Amany Hacking, professor, St. Louis University School of LawPapers is the story of undocumented youth and the challenges they face as they turn 18 without legal status.
Friday, April 8, 7:30 p.m.
Film: "The Other City" www.theothercity.com
Speakers: Philip Deitch: HIV/AIDS advocate; Joel Jackson, youth advocacy coordinator, Project ARK; Steve Houldsworth, case manager, St. Louis Effort for AIDS
In every city, there’s another city that visitors rarely see. But this other city isn’t just anywhere — it’s in Washington, D.C. The very city that is home to the capitol of the most powerful country in the world has an HIV/AIDS rate that is not only the nation’s highest, but rivals some African countries.
Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10
Film: "Monica & David" www.monicaanddavid.com
Speakers (April 10 only): Kate Hannon, Belle Center, and Diane Schuch, Down Syndrome Assoc. of Greater St. Louis
"Monica & David" explores the marriage of two adults with Down syndrome and the family who strives to support their needs.