Movie Screening/Discussion: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

Presented by the Media Literacy Institute (a consortium of Educational Outreach, CPS Foundation, & True/False Film)

Open to Mizzou Faculty, Staff & Students and Columbia Public Schools Faculty & Staff
Join Chad Fredreichs, documentary film maker, and Christy Goldsmith, LTC PhD candidate and Missouri Writing Project Facilitator, for a discussion of Fredreichs’ award-winning documentary The Pruitt-Igo Myth.
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth, centered in the St. Louis community, explores the social, economic and legislative issues that led to the decline of conventional public housing in America, and the city centers in which they resided, while tracing the personal and poignant narratives of several of the project's residents.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Townsend Hall, 220 - The Bridge
38.94507721396957, -92.33006415

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Films, Workshops, Students, Diversity, Faculty, Staff

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Education, Learning, Teaching & Curriculum, Diversity Initiatives



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Theresa Metz, Coordinator, The Bridge

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