March 2, 2009
Ralph and daughter Barbara Worley search for the number of a local mechanic in their living room. Ralph, 79, has been retired for 20 years from the sign department at MU and spends a lot of his time in his easy chair watching television. Barbara works three days a week at a retirement care center in Columbia as a housekeeper.
The matriarch of the Worley family, Wanda Worley, tidies up some loose laundry in the bedroom where she married her husband Ralph in 1981. Every nook and cranny of the Worley's small, two-bedroom home outside Sapp is filled with kitsch items that Wanda and her daughter Barbara have collected over the years.
Jennifer Bertram, a True/False volunteer and Stephens College senior, greets moviegoers near the ticket collection booth in Ragtag Cinema on Saturday. Bertram was collecting tickets before a showing of "War Against the Weak," a documentary about eugenics.
Kerri Slezak's Saturday started at 9 a.m., when she began volunteering for the True/False Film Festival. Throughout the day, Slezak performed many tasks, such as designing the chalk board that would direct filmgoers into the Tiger Hotel.
Ben Herzog, 10, films as Kelly Ribiat, 10, interviews patrons of Gumby's Pizza about video games for the True/False Youth Bootcamp on Saturday. Footage from the interviews of the camp's three teams were compiled to make a two-minute documentary that was shown on Sunday.
Volunteers Mara Arugeuete, left, and Dan Gemkow generate documentary question and content ideas with their team at the True/False Youth Bootcamp on Saturday. The two-day class teaches children between 8 and 13 years old how to film and edit their own documentaries.
Filmgoers packed into a line at the Missouri Theater to see "Reporter" on Saturday. The large crowd was led to seats by True/False Film Festival volunteers who organized all aspects of the movie-going experience.
True/False ended its 2009 run with a reception dinner before the closing night film at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Sunday. Multiple buffet tables were set up around the theater featuring food from Addison's. Early estimates have ticket sales for the festival at 22,000, but exact counts won't be in until a few days after the festival.
Michel Scott, left, and Karen Gettinger converse at True/False's Closing Night Reception at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Sunday. Scott directed "Over the HIlls And Far Away" which was shown on Saturday at Macklanburg and again on Sunday at the Blue Note. The dinner allowed filmmakers to socialize with festival attendees.
Filmgoers exit the Missouri Theater after viewing "No Impact Man," directed by Laura Gabbert and Justin Schein.
Frankie Rose, left, listens as his wife, Ellen Rose, center, tells their financial management class about an experience with a creditor. Steven Blackburn, right, and Shelley Hey, front, also attended the class at Columbia Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Feb. 26.
Nicole and Steve Johnson, have two children, 2-year-old Raegan, and 4-month-old Layne. The Johnsons attended a seminar called “Managing Your Money” at Grace Bible Church, and as a result, have been meeting with a financial counselor to discuss retirement.
Jane Boles, left, and Keith Boles prepare dinner in their home Feb. 26. To adjust to the changing economy, the Boles plan on cutting back how much they spend on dining out each month.
Keith Boles, left, and Jane Boles sit down to dinner in their home Feb. 26. The Boles are participating in a financial planning class to help them cut back on unneccesary expenses.
Keith Boles, left, and Jane Boles work out their monthly budget Feb. 26. The Boles enrolled in the Financial Peace University class to help them organize their finances.
Kansas fans cheer on the Jayhawks in their men's basketball game against Missouri on March 1 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan. The Tigers lost 90-65.
Jayhawks fans at Sunday's Missouri-Kansas men's basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan. display an altered reproduction of "Tragic Prelude" a mural by artist John Steuart Curry. The original did not include the trophy the reproduction shows abolitionist John Brown holding in his right hand.
March 1, 2009
Kansas center Cole Aldrich, left, tries to stop Missouri forward Leo Lyons at the basket in their game March 1 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan.
Missouri's DeMarre Carroll tries to take the ball through a tough Kansas defense March 1 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan.
Kyle Busch kisses the track after winning the NASCAR Shelby 427 auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas on Sunday.