Doc Shorts: Individuals

89 min.

Schedule

Saturday, Jul. 21 at 2:30pm

Shown with:

Busking on the Wagon

Randy Shinn

Solo percussionist Drew Gowran fights his demons by performing on the streets of St. Louis.

2018
English

Crowning Change: The Erin O'Flaherty Story

Alexis Kadey

The film traces Erin O’Flaherty’s triumphant journey after receiving backlash for being the first openly gay Miss America contestant.

2017
English

The Joy of Doing

Ryan Fitzgerald & Jack Mulopulos

This portrait of 80-year-old Joy Stinger captures her bohemian spirit as she speaks of her interests, from collecting to beekeeping.

2016
English

Lingua Francas

Bret Hoy

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.

2018
English

The Man Behind the Merferds

Josh Herum

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.

2017
English

The Melting Pot: Unsung Heroes of the American Dream

Sandi Leicht

Four Americans of different ethnic backgrounds share their personal journeys.

2018
English

Trad

Kath Vandenberg

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.

2018
English