“Show Me Democracy” screening at 2016 St. Louis International Film Festival

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The 25th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival  kicks off Nov. 3rd. The documentary, “Show Me Democracy”, will be featured at this year’s festival.

Director Dan Parris  and Grammy Award winner Courtney Orlando, JR, joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning to share more.

“Amidst the storm of Ferguson, seven St. Louis college students evolve into advocates and activists as they demand change through policy and protest.”

The film showcases 100 hours of footage shot over two years. It has been woven into a powerful story of young people engaged in democracy around key issues: race, immigration, higher education equity, economic disparities, and more.

SLIFF will feature 420 films in the film festival from over 72 countries.  A full list of all films and special events for the festival will be available on their website.

For venues and ticket prices, click here.

If you’d like to learn more about the 25th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival, visit www.cinemastlouis.org.