Art & Architecture Spotlight

Bob's Tour: Understanding What We See

Saturday, November 5 at 4:00pm

Washington University graduate Jun Bae profiles Bob Hansman, a beloved architecture professor at the school. In its portrait of a white man with a black son, the film provides an intimate look at Hansman and his insights into segregated St. Louis. The film follows... Read more

Doc Shorts: An Artist's Eye

Friday, November 11 at 5:00pm

Doc Shorts: Beyond the Talking Head

Friday, November 4 at 5:00pm

Drawing Home

Thursday, November 10 at 6:30pm

In 1920s Boston, East Coast debutante Catharine Robb (newcomer Julie Lynn Mortensen) is dating the most eligible bachelor in the world, John D. Rockefeller III. Her future seems set: a dream life in the upper echelons of society. But Catherine finds her careful... Read more

The Happy Film

Saturday, November 12 at 1:00pm

Famed Austrian graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister is doing well. He lives in New York, the city of his dreams, and he’s fabulously successful in his work, which includes designing album covers for the Rolling Stones, Jay-Z, and the Talking Heads. But in the back... Read more

Legs: A Big Issue in a Small Town

Friday, November 4 at 7:30pm

Set in Sag Harbor, a small, frozen-in-time village in the tony Hamptons, “Legs” recounts the controversy that results when a local gallery installs Larry Rivers’ large sculpture of a woman’s legs. Because the artwork is attached to the side of a building, local... Read more

The Liberators

Monday, November 7 at 7:30pm

Medieval art treasures seized by the Nazis go missing at the end of World War II. Were they destroyed in the chaos of the final battles? Or were these 1,000-year-old masterpieces — worth an estimated $350 million — stolen by advancing American troops? For more... Read more

The Man Who Saw Too Much

Saturday, November 12 at 3:30pm

“The Man Who Saw Too Much” provides a compelling portrait of Mexican photographer Enrique Metinides, who’s increasingly recognized as the contemporary equivalent of Weegee. For most of his career, Metinides worked for downscale, sensationalist newspapers, shooting... Read more

NY84

Wednesday, November 9 at 5:00pm
Thursday, November 10 at 7:00pm

“NY84” follows the adventures of three young artists in New York’s early-'80s downtown scene, providing an intimate glimpse into the creative and emotional lives of Kate (Sam Quartin), Anton (Chris Schellenger), and Keith (Davy J. Marr). Young and carefree, the... Read more

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

Sunday, November 6 at 12:00pm

It began as a housing marvel. Two decades later, it ended in rubble. But what happened to those caught in between? “The Pruitt-Igoe Myth” tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous... Read more