Doc Shorts 2

96 min.


Thursday, Jul. 20 at 5:00pm

48 Hours to France

Mike Rohlfing

The story of how a short film made in just two days found its way to the Cannes Film Festival.

Blues & Ragtime: The Sounds of St. Louis

St. Louis Artworks

The story of how ragtime music — with it local roots — became the foundation for much of modern blues, R&B, and hip-hop.

Displaced & Erased

Emma Riley

The history of Clayton’s uprooted former black community.


Hadley Schnuck

A journey through Central Havana to the percussive sound of “Song to Elegua,” the Santería deity who unites the earthly and the divine.

Just Listening: A Short Film About Art And Activism

Dan Parris & Missouri Humanities Council

Exploring art as both a reaction to tragedy and a form of activism, “Just Listening” interviews artists about their response to Michael Brown's death.


Ashley Seering & Cory Byers

An abandoned church gets an unexpected second chance as a skate park.

Seed The Change

Jessica R Witte, Meridith Mckinley & Brad Witte

A 400-foot-long drawing made of birdseed is created over the course of a day on the riverfront below the Arch.

Under The Glass

Levi Barnes

Pinball is making a comeback, but did it ever really go away?