Doc Shorts: Individuals
Busking on the Wagon
Solo percussionist Drew Gowran fights his demons by performing on the streets of St. Louis.
Crowning Change: The Erin O'Flaherty Story
The film traces Erin O’Flaherty’s triumphant journey after receiving backlash for being the first openly gay Miss America contestant.
The Joy of Doing
This portrait of 80-year-old Joy Stinger captures her bohemian spirit as she speaks of her interests, from collecting to beekeeping.
Daniel Ernce, who once worked in a Michelin-starred restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, and now runs a ticketed pop-up restaurant in Springfield, Mo., describes the challenge of communicating his vision for the region.
The Man Behind the Merferds
Phil Berwick, a street artist in St. Louis, uses his paintings of Merferd — a bearded character he has been drawing for four decades — to carry a message of peace, hope, and love to some of the darkest areas of the city.
The Melting Pot: Unsung Heroes of the American Dream
Four Americans of different ethnic backgrounds share their personal journeys.
A portrait of Annie and the Fur Trappers, a jazz, blues, and Dixieland band that’s part of the trad-jazz renaissance in St. Louis.