2017 SLIFF Films Preview

1917: The Real October

Director: Katrin Rothe

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 6:45pm

1945

Director: Ferenc Török

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 4:30pm

44 Pages

Director: Tony Shaff

.ZACK
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 4:30pm

8 Borders, 8 Days

Director: Amanda Bailly

Washington U./Brown
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2:15pm

Absurd Accident

Director: Li Yuhe

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7:15pm
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 4:40pm

ACORN and the Firestorm

Director: Reuben Atlas & Sam Pollard

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 4:15pm

All the Rage

Director: David Beilinson, Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1:15pm

AlphaGo

Director: Greg Kohs

Webster U./Browning
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 6:00pm

And Then I Go

Director: Vincent Grashaw

.ZACK
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:30pm

And Then They Came for Us

Director: Abby Ginzberg & Ken Schneider

Washington U./Brown
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 4:30pm

Apricot Groves

Director: Pouria Heidary Oureh

Tivoli Theatre
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 9:45pm
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7:15pm

Art of the Game: Ukiyo-E Heroes

Director: Toru Tokikawa

Stage at KDHX
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30pm

Ask the Sexpert

Director: Vaishali Sinha

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 5:30pm

Atomic Homefront

Director: Rebecca Cammisa

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3:00pm

Axolotl Overkill

Director: Helene Hegemann

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 4:30pm
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 12:00pm

Back to Burgundy

Director: Cédric Klapisch

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2:00pm
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 12:00pm

Backroad Blues

Director: Blake Eckard

.ZACK
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1:30pm

Bad Grandmas

Director: Srikant Chellappa

Tivoli Theatre
  • Thursday, Nov. 2 at 8:00pm

The Ballad of Lefty Brown

Director: Jared Moshé

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 6:00pm

Battle on the Booming Grounds

Director: Timothy Barksdale

.ZACK
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2:30pm

Beauty Mark

Director: Harris Doran

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 4:15pm

Becks

Director: Daniel Powell & Elizabeth Rohrbaugh

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:00pm

Bernard and Huey

Director: Dan Mirvish

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 6:00pm

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

Director: Pedro Rivero & Alberto Vázquez

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7:05pm

Black Cop

Director: Cory Bowles

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 8:30pm

The Blood Is at the Doorstep

Director: Erik Ljung

Missouri History Museum
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 2:00pm

The Blot

Director: Lois Weber

Webster U./Moore
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 7:30pm

Breadcrumbs

Director: Manane Rodríguez

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 4:15pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 4:00pm

Brimstone & Glory

Director: Viktor Jakovleski

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 12:00pm

Bye Bye Germany

Director: Sam Garbarski

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 9:15pm
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 5:40pm

Call Me by Your Name

Director: Luca Guadagnino

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 8:00pm

Cargo

Director: Kareem Mortimer

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 12:00pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 9:15pm

A Chance in the World

Director: Mark Vadik

Tivoli Theatre
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 9:15pm

Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll

Director: Taylor Hackford

St. Louis Public Library
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1:30pm

The Cinema Travellers

Director: Shirley Abraham & Amit Madheshiya

Webster U./Browning
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 7:30pm

Clash

Director: Mohamed Diab

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 2:25pm
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 9:00pm

Copwatch

Director: Camilla Hall

Washington U./Brown
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1:00pm

Coyotes Kill for Fun

Director: Blake Eckard

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7:00pm

Cradle of Champions

Director: Bartle Bull

.ZACK
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 4:00pm

Cries from Syria

Director: Evgeny Afineevsky

Washington U./Brown
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:30pm

Dabka

Director: Bryan Buckley

Tivoli Theatre
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 8:15pm

Dalida

Director: Lisa Azuelos

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 9:30pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2:30pm

Darkest Hour

Director: Joe Wright

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 6:00pm

Different Flowers

Director: Morgan Dameron

Tivoli Theatre
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 9:15pm

Dim the Fluorescents

Director: Daniel Warth

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 9:30pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 8:00pm

The Divine Order

Director: Petra Volpe

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 8:00pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2:30pm

Django

Director: Étienne Comar

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 8:30pm

DriverX

Director: Henry Barrial

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 3:15pm

The Experimental City

Director: Chad Freidrichs

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1:00pm

Faces Places

Director: JR & Agnès Varda

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 4:30pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3:00pm

Fanny's Journey

Director: Lola Doillon

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 4:15pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 12:30pm

The Field

Director: Mordechai Vardi

Washington U./Brown
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 4:00pm

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Director: Paul McGuigan

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 5:15pm

Flock of Four

Director: Gregory Caruso

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 6:45pm
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 4:45pm

Food Evolution

Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1:00pm

For Ahkeem

Director: Jeremy Levine & Landon Van Soest

Missouri History Museum
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:00pm

Free Speech Fear Free

Director: Ramsay Tarquin

Webster U./Browning
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 6:00pm

Future '38

Director: Jamie Greenberg

Tivoli Theatre
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 7:15pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2:00pm

Gabe

Director: Luke Terrell

.ZACK
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 7:30pm

Golden Exits

Director: Alex Ross Perry

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 6:30pm

Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest

Director: Dean Cannon

Tivoli Theatre
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 6:00pm

A Gray State

Director: Erik Nelson

.ZACK
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30pm

Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

Director: Jamie Redford

Tivoli Theatre
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 5:30pm

Have a Nice Day

Director: Jian Liu

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 9:10pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2:00pm

Heal the Living

Director: Katell Quillévéré

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 6:40pm
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 9:30pm

The Hippopotamus

Director: John Jencks

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1:00pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 9:15pm

Hotel Salvation

Director: Shubhashish Bhutiani

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 4:30pm
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 12:00pm

I Am Evidence

Director: Trish Adlesic & Geeta Gandbhir

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 6:30pm

In Between

Director: Maysaloun Hamoud

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 7:05pm
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 2:05pm

In the Heat of the Night

Director: Norman Jewison

St. Louis Public Library
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1:30pm

Instrument of War

Director: Adam Anderegg

Tivoli Theatre
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3:30pm

Intent to Destroy

Director: Joe Berlinger

Washington U./Brown
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 7:00pm

The Islands and the Whales

Director: Mike Day

Tivoli Theatre
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6:00pm

Jackie Brown

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Tivoli Theatre
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 8:00pm

Jackson

Director: Maisie Crow

Stage at KDHX
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 3:00pm

Jasper Jones

Director: Rachel Perkins

Tivoli Theatre
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 8:15pm

Krotoa

Director: Roberta Durrant

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 4:25pm
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 12:05pm

Last Flag Flying

Director: Richard Linklater

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 8:00pm

The Leisure Seeker

Director: Paolo Virzì

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 6:45pm

Let Yourself Go

Director: Francesco Amato

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 6:30pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 5:20pm

The Light of the Moon

Director: Jessica M. Thompson

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 2:30pm
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 2:00pm

Special Presentation: The Light of the Moon

Director: Jessica M. Thompson

Tivoli Theatre
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 8:00pm

Long Live Benjamin

Director: Terrence Butler & Jimm Lasser

.ZACK
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30pm

Lost in Paris

Director: Dominique Abel & Fiona Gordon

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7:00pm
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 2:30pm

The Maestro

Director: Adam Cushman

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 4:45pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 7:45pm

Marvin Booker Was Murdered

Director: Wade Gardner

Missouri History Museum
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:00pm

Mawlana (The Preacher)

Director: Magdi Ahmed Ali

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 5:15pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 12:15pm

Miss Kiet's Children

Director: Peter Lataster & Petra Lataster-Czisch

Webster U./Browning
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:30pm

Mr. Handy's Blues

Director: Joanne Fish

Stage at KDHX
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 7:00pm

Mune: Guardian of the Moon

Director: Alexandre Heboyan & Benoît Philippon

Missouri History Museum
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11:00am

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

Director: Dash Shaw

.ZACK
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8:00pm
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30pm

My Friend Dahmer

Director: Marc Meyers

Tivoli Theatre
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:00pm

Napping Princess

Director: Kenji Kamiyama

Missouri History Museum
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 11:00am

Nat Bates for Mayor

Director: Bradley Berman & Eric Weiss

Missouri History Museum
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 1:00pm

Never Again: Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity

Director: Leila Nadya Sadat

Washington U./Brown
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 12:30pm

Never Been a Time

Director: Denise Ward-Brown

Washington U./Brown
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 7:30pm

Never Say Goodbye: The KSHE Documentary

Director: Ron Stevens

.ZACK
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 6:00pm

The New Fire

Director: David Schumacher

Tivoli Theatre
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 6:00pm

The Nile Hilton Incident

Director: Tarik Saleh

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 3:10pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 9:00pm

No Man's Land

Director: David Byars

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 12:00pm

Not Alone

Director: Kiki Goshay & Jacqueline Monetta

.ZACK
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1:00pm

Palacios

Director: Robert T. Herrera

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2:00pm

Pizza Shop: An Italian-American Dream

Director: Antony Osso

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 2:45pm

Poisoning Paradise

Director: Keely Shaye Brosnan and Teresa Tico

Tivoli Theatre
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 5:30pm

Pop Aye

Director: Kirsten Tan

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 9:00pm
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:05pm

Priced Out

Director: Cornelius Swart

Washington U./Brown
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 1:00pm

The Rise and Fall of Books

Director: Jake Gorst

Washington U./Brown
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:30pm

River to the Heart

Director: Eddy L. Harris

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 1:00pm

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

Director: Sam Pollard

Washington U./Brown
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7:30pm

Saving Brinton

Director: Tommy Haines & Andrew Sherburne

.ZACK
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 5:00pm

Seeing Is Believing: Women Direct

Director: Cady McClain

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 7:15pm

Slack Bay

Director: Bruno Dumont

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2:45pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 5:15pm

The Smuggler and Her Charges

Director: Michaël Prazan

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 12:05pm

SoulMate

Director: Kwok Cheung Tsang

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 9:00pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 8:00pm

Sour Apples

Director: Yilmaz Erdogan

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 9:15pm
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 12:30pm

Stormy Weather

Director: Andrew L. Stone

Washington U./Brown
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 4:00pm

Street Fighting Men

Director: Andrew James

Missouri History Museum
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3:30pm

Stumped

Director: Robin Berghaus

Webster U./Browning
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8:00pm

Summer 1993

Director: Carla Simón

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 12:05pm
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 2:25pm

Surviving Home

Director: Jillian Moul & Matthew Moul

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 12:30pm

Tanna

Director: Martin Butler & Bentley Dean

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 12:05pm
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 4:40pm

The Teacher

Director: Jan Hrebejk

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 12:10pm
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 2:05pm

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

Director: Stanley Nelson & Marco Williams

Washington U./Brown
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 7:30pm

The Testament

Director: Amichai Greenberg

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 7:00pm
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 2:15pm

This Cold Life

Director: Darren Mann

Tivoli Theatre
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 6:00pm

Thoroughbreds

Director: Cory Finley

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 6:00pm

Title VII

Director: Nicole L. Franklin

Tivoli Theatre
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:00pm

Tonight She Comes

Director: Matt Stuertz

Tivoli Theatre
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 9:30pm

The Tree

Director: Stephen Wallace Pruitt

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 4:15pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 6:45pm

True Conviction

Director: Jamie Meltzer

Washington U./Brown
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 4:00pm

Under the Same Sun

Director: Mitra Sen

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 4:30pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 12:00pm

Union Leader

Director: Sanjay Patel

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 2:35pm
  • Monday, Nov. 6 at 9:30pm

The Upside

Vazante

Director: Daniela Thomas

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 12:15pm

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

Director: Bradley Coley

Washington U./Brown
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1:00pm

Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution

Director: Jon D. Erickson & Jacob Smith

.ZACK
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:30pm

Walking Out

Director: Alex Smith & Andrew J. Smith

Tivoli Theatre
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 8:30pm

Wanda

Director: Barbara Loden

Webster U./Moore
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:30pm

The Weight

Director: Thomas Rennier

Tivoli Theatre
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8:30pm

What If It Works?

Director: Romi Trower

Tivoli Theatre
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7:15pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 8:45pm

When I Was 6, I Killed a Dragon

Director: Bruno Romy

Webster U./Browning
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 8:30pm

Whose Streets?

Director: Damon Davis & Sabaah Folayan

Missouri History Museum
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 6:00pm

The Woman Who Left

Director: Lav Diaz

Tivoli Theatre
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30pm

A Woman's Life

Director: Stéphane Brizé

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 9:00pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2:15pm

Working in Protest

Director: Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley

.ZACK
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 7:00pm

The Wound

Director: John Trengove

Plaza Frontenac Cinema
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 2:30pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 9:15pm