Cinema St. Louis, the presenter of the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF), introduces an exciting new addition to its annual slate of film-related festivals and events: “Films @ SLIFF.ZACK,” a screening series that will take place on select Mondays throughout the year at Grand Center’s .ZACK Theatre.

“Films @ SLIFF.ZACK” will allow Cinema St. Louis to both re-present favorites from SLIFF and offer other worthy films — American independents, documentaries, restorations, international films — outside the 11-day run of the festival in November.

Series Dates

  • January 16 - Gentlemen of Vision
  • February 13 - Best SLIFF Shorts
  • April 3 - Tim Timmerman, Hope of America (Audience Choice Best Film Award
  • June 26 - To Keep the Light (New Filmmakers Forum Emerging Director Award)
  • July 31 - The Happys (festival favorite with 2 sold out shows)
  • September 25 - St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase Shorts Sampler

.ZACK is located at 3224 Locust St.



Gentlemen of Vision

Monday, Jan. 16 at 7:30pm

In the world of competitive stepping, the Gentlemen of Vision are the ones to beat. Offstage, the teen members of GOV — as the team is known — are growing up in the... Read More

Best SLIFF Shorts

Monday, Feb. 13 at 7:30pm

Cinema St. Louis returns with another offering from the best of the last festival, as part of the Films @ SLIFF.ZACK screening series. The diverse eight-film... Read More

Tim Timmerman, Hope of America

Monday, Apr. 3 at 7:30pm

The winner of the 2016 SLIFF Audience Choice Award for Best Film, ​the delightful comedy ​"Tim Timmerman, Hope of America" chronicles the self-promoting schemes of... Read More

To Keep the Light

Monday, Jun. 26 at 7:30pm

In 1876 Maine, Abbie (writer-director Erica Fae) tends the lighthouse on a remote island for her ailing husband. When a mysterious stranger washes up on shore,... Read More

The Happys

Monday, Jul. 31 at 7:30pm

When 21-year-old Tracy (Amanda Bauer) walks in on boyfriend Mark (Jack DePew), a newly minted movie star, having sex with a man, she immediately decides to leave... Read More

St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase Shorts Sampler

Monday, Sep. 25 at 7:30pm

Cinema St. Louis will conclude our 2017 screening series at the .ZACK with a series of outstanding and exemplary short subjects from this summer’s St. Louis... Read More

Bearing Witness
I Am The Dance of Life
Little Drummer Girl
Richie and the Read More