Upcoming Events

48 HFP St. Louis - Best of Screening

Wednesday, Jun. 19 at 7:00pm

Films & Teams in the finals: 

"The Cantwell Family Honour", by Spilt Milk Productions (Action/Adventure)

"Eat... Read more

Doc Shorts 1

Friday, Jul. 12 at 7:00pm
Back to China
Dawn Dixon, 12 min.
Isabella Dixon, who was raised in St. Louis, returns to China for the first time after... Read more

Narrative Shorts: Drama 1

Friday, Jul. 12 at 9:15pm
The Burdens They Carry
Alyssa Andrews, 12 min.
A Vietnam veteran suffering from PTSD struggles to overcome the burden of his... Read more

Path of the Past

Saturday, Jul. 13 at 1:00pm

The subject’s grandson tells the incredible true story of Pocahontas, Ill.’s Louis “Louch” Baczewski, a tank-crew member who miraculously survived the perilous... Read more

Docs Shorts 2

Saturday, Jul. 13 at 4:00pm
Bang the Drum: The Life and Death of a Small-Town Music Scene
Douglas Wicker, 19 min.
Using Farmington, Mo., as an... Read more

Narrative Shorts: Comedy

Saturday, Jul. 13 at 6:30pm
Burn It Down
Valerie Royer, 11 min.
A young pyromaniac must decide whether to burn down his “dream house” or spare the old... Read more

Narrative Shorts: Horror 1

Saturday, Jul. 13 at 9:00pm
Ashley Seering, 6 min.
An artist invites an especially harsh critic to her studio for an exclusive preview of her... Read more

Shorts by Expatriates

Sunday, Jul. 14 at 1:00pm
Holly Voges, 11 min.
A Vietnam veteran suffering from PTSD is haunted by the events of the past and struggles to... Read more

Through the Cracks

Sunday, Jul. 14 at 3:15pm

In July 2002, Johnny Johnson was arrested and charged with the abduction and murder of 6-year-old Cassandra Williamson in Valley Park, Mo., and the effects of the... Read more

Narrative Shorts: Drama 2

Sunday, Jul. 14 at 6:15pm
Tanner Craft, 11 min.
A mother learns to deal with her son’s diagnosis.
Enough... Read more

Road to the Pros

Sunday, Jul. 14 at 8:30pm

“Road to the Pros” offers an inside look at the St. Louis amateur boxing scene. Providing a lively and informative overview, the film interviews past and current... Read more

Narrative Shorts: Drama 3

Friday, Jul. 19 at 7:00pm
Leonardo Panziera, 12 min.
Strange dreams of flowers inspire Milton to fulfill the ambition of his girlfriend to... Read more

Narrative Shorts: Sci-Fi/Thriller

Friday, Jul. 19 at 9:15pm
Abducted Anonymous
Nathan Karimi, 23 min.
The rich and powerful exploit the temptations of seven men.

A New Leaf: Reimagining Henry Shaw’s Museum

Saturday, Jul. 20 at 1:30pm

After more than a century of decline, Henry Shaws museum is once again open to the public at the Missouri Botanical Garden (MoBOT) following a multi-million-dollar... Read more


Saturday, Jul. 20 at 3:30pm

Talented photographer Lucas Wilson (Raymond Roberson) is still processing his emotions after the death of his father two years ago and marking time at an... Read more