Best of SLIFF

Lester Leaps In

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 to Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Webster U. Film Series and Cinema St. Louis co-present a series of free screenings featuring award-winning films from the 2017 Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival.

SLIFF Award-Winning Shorts

Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 7:30pm

A compilation of the seven award-winning shorts at the 2017 SLIFF and the Best of Showcase winner at the 2017 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

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For Ahkeem

Tuesday, Mar. 20 at 7:30pm

Beginning one year before the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in nearby Ferguson, “For Ahkeem” is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a black 17-year... Read More

Voices Beyond the Wall: Twelve Love Poems from the Murder Capital of the World

Tuesday, Mar. 27 at 7:30pm

Rescued from the streets of San Pedro Sula, Honduras — murder capital of the world — orphaned girls find their voices in poetry as they heal traumas of their past... Read More

Gabe

Tuesday, May. 15 at 7:30pm

No parent should have to bury their child, but that was the reality that the Weils of St. Louis faced when their son Gabe was diagnosed with Duchenne... Read More

When I Was 6, I Killed a Dragon

Tuesday, May. 22 at 7:30pm

One April morning in 2012, the director Bruno Romy and the artist Annabelle Cocollos are told that Mika, their 6-year-old daughter, has leukemia. Eight months later... Read More

SLIFF Award-Winning Shorts

Tuesday, May. 29 at 7:30pm

A reprise presentation of the seven award-winning shorts at the 2017 SLIFF and the Best of Showcase winner at the 2017 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.... Read More