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Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival

2016 Dates: Nov. 3-13, 2016

The Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival​ (SLIFF)​ took place Nov. 5-15, 2015. The festival was a globe-circling mission that explored the far corners of the cinematic universe. SLIFF screened an unprecedented 447 films: 97 narrative features, 86 documentary features, and 264 shorts. Read more

Featured Events

The Watermelon Woman

Sunday, Apr. 24 at 1:15pm

In this newly restored 20th-anniversary edition of the indie classic by acclaimed queer director Cheryl Dunye, young black lesbian Cheryl (played by Dunye) works in... Read more

Filmmaking Camps

Cinema St. Louis hosts free filmmaking camps for kids ages 12-18 during the summer. Filmmaking Camps will take place from Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 29,... Read more

I Love You Both

Sunday, Apr. 24 at 5:30pm
Sunday, Apr. 24 at 8:00pm

In this charming first feature from St. Louis native Doug Archibald, twins Krystal and Donny (real-life siblings Kristin and Doug Archibald) are codependent, still... Read more

Trans Lives Shorts

Tuesday, Apr. 26 at 9:00pm

Shorts about the emotional and societal pressures on those living out loud as transgender in the modern world.

“Alexa to Exa” (Exa Zim, 2016... Read more

Desert Migration

Wednesday, Apr. 27 at 7:00pm

Saved by the introduction of protease inhibitors in the mid-1990s, many HIV-positive men needed to rebuild their lives, which they thought were hopelessly lost. Now... Read more

I Love Movies Trivia Night

Friday, May. 27 at 6:00pm

Cinema St. Louis is hosting its thirteenth annual I LOVE MOVIES TRIVIA NIGHT! All questions and answers will have a movie-related theme.  The event takes place May... Read more