In this week’s episode, an exclusive interview with acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, a look at the St. Louis shoe industry, a roadtrip through the living history of black resistance, meet an artist you will find at the St. Louis Art Fair September 8th – 10th, Lights, Camera, Arthropods! at the Butterfly House, and an artist who explores some of the many stories of domestic abuse within immigrant communities in the St. Louis area.
Award winning documentarian, Ken Burns, talks to HEC about his film process, the editing effect named after him on MAC computers and team work. He also talked about the challenges he faced making his new film – American Buffalo.
History Spotlight: STL Shoes
During the early twentieth century, St. Louis was one of the nation’s largest shoe manufacturing cities. Rarely did the shoes have “Made in St. Louis” stamped on them. Who knows maybe you have a pair in your closet.
Lights, Camera, Arthropods! at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House is hosting a fun cinema themed display as they celebrate their 25th anniversary.
Life Within Shadows
Artist Sukanya Mani’s exhibition Life Within Shadows explores some of the many stories of domestic abuse within immigrant communities in the St. Louis area.