• 2016 SLIFF Films

  • Cinema for Students

  • There are 50 free programs

Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival

Now in our 25th year, SLIFF returns for another great year of films Nov. 3-13, 2016. Read more

Featured Events

Manchester by the Sea

Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7:30pm

After the death of his older brother, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked that Joe (Kyle Chandler) has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick (... Read more

To Sleep with Anger

Sunday, Nov. 6 at 8:00pm

The fine new restoration of director Charles’ Burnett’s “To Sleep with Anger” concludes SLIFF’s two-part tribute to the Lifetime Achievement Award honoree, which... Read more

Tribute to Kim Tucci and Harold and Maude

Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 6:00pm

Cinema St. Louis pays tribute to longtime board chair Kim Tucci as part of SLIFF’s 25th-anniversary celebration. Kim’s service to the St. Louis region includes... Read more

Toni Erdmann

Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 7:00pm

Winfried (Peter Simonischek) doesn’t see much of his working daughter Ines (Sandra Hüller). The suddenly student-less music teacher decides to surprise her with a... Read more

Behind the Scenes of Disney’s Moana

Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7:30pm

St. Louis native Marlon West, a head of effects at Walt Disney Animation Studios, provides a behind-the-scenes peek at Disney’s upcoming animated feature “Moana,”... Read more

Year by the Sea

Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8:00pm

After 30 years as a wife and mother, empty-nester Joan Anderson (Karen Allen) retreats to Cape Cod rather than follow her relocated husband (Michael Cristofer) to... Read more


Sunday, Nov. 13 at 6:00pm

Directed by Pablo Larraín (“No,” the upcoming “Neruda”), “Jackie” is a searing and intimate look at one of the most important and tragic moments in American history... Read more