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Sixth Annual Show Me Justice Film Festival Planned for April 7-8 at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (March 17, 2016) – Films from around the world will be featured at the sixth annual Show Me Justice Film Festival April 7-8 at the University of Central Missouri.

Films selected for the festival come from Sweden, Canada, Poland, Iran, Italy, Cuba, Ukraine, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and address issues ranging from gender and sexuality to civil disobedience and race relations in America and around the world. Presented in documentary, narrative, animated and experimental formats, the two-day program of films is open to the public.

The festival opens with a program of short films from 12:30-1:45 p.m. Thursday in Hendricks Hall. On Thursday evening, the festival continues at 6:30 p.m. in Hendricks Hall. Featured films include:

The Friday afternoon shorts program begins is planned for noon to 12:00 p.m. in Hendricks Hall, followed by the evening program at 7 p.m. in Hendricks Hall. Featured films include:

The Show Me Justice Film Festival is an international film festival that brings films from around the world to the Midwest to showcase the theme of social justice. The festival is coordinated by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at UCM in cooperation with the Department of Communication. The films selected for the festival compete for prizes based on their artistic competence, creativity, and exploration of the festival theme.

For a full schedule of the short films programs, visit

Financial support for the Show Me Justice Film Festival is provided in part by the Missouri Arts Council.