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07.14.2019 | #SLFS2019 THROUGH THE CRACKS | $10.00 - $14.64

July 14, 2019 @ 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Categories: Film


In July 2002, Johnny Johnson was arrested and charged with the abduction and murder of 6-year-old Cassandra Williamson in Valley Park, Mo., and the effects of the crime continue to reverberate in the community. During the capital-murder trial, a proceeding clouded by questions of mental illness and competency, a juror described the killing as “the worst possible crime.” “Through the Cracks” seeks to answer the question: Does the worst possible crime deserve the worst possible punishment? Director Ben Scholle, a professor of digital cinema arts at Lindenwood University, co-directed “HairKutt,” which was named Best Documentary by the jury at the 2005 Showcase. With post-film Q&A with director Scholle.

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