A film about the history and culture of the oldest standing Catholic church west of the Mississippi to the Rocky Mountains St. Ferdinand’s Shrine. Established in 1820 by a group of French missionaries in Florissant, Missouri, this church’s sole purpose was to bring civilization, education and faith to the Western Frontier, produced by Leah Johnson Gantz and directed by Bruce Marren.
Fascinating stories produced by local filmmakers and introduced to us through HEC-TV's partnership with University City's Commission for Local Origination Programming (CALOP). Different hosts interview each of the filmmakers and their films are shown in their entirety.
Elegy to Connie
Elegy to Connie is an Animated Documentary that evaluates the 2008 shootings at Kirkwood City Hall, told through stories from Connie’s closest friends.
A Show of Strength
An inspirational story that captures the transformative power of art in the lives of those not typically afforded such opportunities.
Jim Crow to Barack Obama
An inter-generational conversation between African Americans from today’s generation and their elders who were forced to grew up during the Jim Crow era.
There are 21 more episodes of Liquid Light.
Ride Hard, Turn Left
A look at the velodrome in north St. Louis' Penrose Park and the racing that has taken place there the past 50 years. The track, situated in the middle-class African American Penrose neighborhood, has been the home of St. Louis track racers since 1962.