List

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

In 1917 St. Petersburg, the frontline of the global war moves closer every day, and the Russian people are hungry, worried, and angry. When the tsar is overthrown in February, the revolutionary poets, thinkers, and... Read more

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

In this haunting film — based on the acclaimed short story "Homecoming" by Gábor T. Szántó — deep undercurrents run beneath the placid surface in a quaint village that's ultimately forced to face up to its ill-... Read more

.ZACK
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 4:30pm

Family owned since its inception in 1946, still produced from a Colonial house in small-town Pennsylvania, and never containing a single advertisement, Highlights stands alone in the magazine publishing world. From... Read more

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

“8 Borders, 8 Days” chronicles one woman’s personal revolution in the context of one of the greatest human-rights crises of our time. Sham, a Syrian single mother, serves as moving proof of the consequences of... Read more

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

Bouncing with nail-biting suspense and ingenious humor, “Absurd Accident” — young Chinese filmmaker Li Yuhe's feature debut — portrays a puzzling crime in a rural town, where greed, lust, and wit battle it out over... Read more

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

If you felt doomed to being impoverished and politically voiceless, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) hoped to change your mind — and perhaps your life. For 40 years, the... Read more

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

America is experiencing an epidemic of pain. For nearly 50 years, Dr. John Sarno has been facing that epidemic head on, but like a modern-day Cassandra (crossed with Don Quixote), he has been struggling to be heard... Read more

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

With more board configurations than there are atoms in the universe, the ancient Chinese game of Go has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence. On March 9, 2016, the worlds of Go and AI... Read more

.ZACK
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:30pm

In the cruel world of junior high, Edwin (Arman Darbo) suffers in a state of anxiety and alienation alongside his only friend, Flake (Sawyer Barth). Misunderstood by their families and demoralized at school on a... Read more

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

After the Trump administration called for a Muslim registry and tried to enact an immigration ban against people from Muslim-majority countries, Trump surrogate Carl Higbie cited the unconstitutional incarceration... Read more

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

Aram, an Iranian-Armenian trans youth who’s lived in the U.S. since childhood, returns to Armenia for the first time to propose to an Armenian girlfriend he met in America. On the whirlwind one-day trip, Aram... Read more

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

“Art of the Game” takes a highly enjoyable, fascinating look at an unlikely melding of two seemingly incompatible forms: the ancient Japanese woodcut art called ukiyo-e and illustrations inspired by modern video... Read more

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

“Ask the Sexpert” tells the story of Dr. Mahinder Watsa, a highly popular 93-year-old sex-advice columnist for a daily newspaper in India. Despite sex being a taboo topic in the country, Watsa’s brand of non-... Read more

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

St. Louis has a little-known nuclear past as a uranium-processing center for the atomic bomb. Government and corporate negligence led to the dumping of Manhattan Project uranium, thorium, and radium, thus... Read more

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

The directorial debut of Helene Hegemann, who adapts her 2010 bestselling novel, “Axolotl Roadkill” tells the story of Mifti, a 16-year-old who has just lost her mother, and the people who share the shocking and... Read more

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

Jean (Pio Marmaï) left his family and his native Burgundy 10 years ago to tour the world, but when he learns of his father’s imminent death, the wanderer returns to his childhood home. With his siblings Juliette (... Read more

.ZACK
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1:30pm

Over the past decade, SLIFF has screened a quartet of films by Northwest Missouri indie filmmaker Blake Eckard, a micro-budget master. In early 2018, Eckard’s entire body of work will be released in a DVD box set... Read more

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

SLIFF’s opening night features the world premiere of “Bad Grandmas,” a St. Louis-shot comedy by co-writer/director Srikant Chellappa and co-writer Jack Snyder, the team behind such polished productions as “Ghost... Read more

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

Loyal, crotchety, and rarely taken seriously, Lefty Brown (Bill Pullman) is a 63-year-old sidekick who’s ridden with Western legend Eddie Johnson (Peter Fonda) for his entire adult life. The newly appointed senator... Read more

.ZACK
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2:30pm

The center of the North American continent was once a vast sea of grasses. The eastern edge of the Great Plains — which includes Missouri and Illinois — evolved a rich diversity of life, including the greater... Read more

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

Angie (Auden Thornton), a poverty-stricken young mother taking care of both her 5-year-old son (Jameson Fowler) and her alcoholic mother (Catherine Curtin), is told that the house they're living in is condemned,... Read more

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

Singer/songwriter Becks (Tony-winning and Grammy-nominated Lena Hall) gives up her Brooklyn apartment and heads across the country to join her long-distance girlfriend (Hayley Kiyoko) in LA. But a surprise early... Read more

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

With a screenplay by legendary Oscar®- and Pulitzer-winning author and cartoonist Jules Feiffer (Mike Nichols’ “Carnal Knowledge,” Robert Altman’s “Popeye”), “Bernard and Huey” is a comedy about two old friends who... Read more

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

A gripping animated feature for teen and adult viewers, “Birdboy: The Forgotten Children” explores a landscape of ecological disaster. But even in this darkest of places, light and beauty continue to exist.... Read more

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

It’s not easy being a black cop: Your community doesn’t trust you, your colleagues are wary of you, and everyone assumes you hate NWA. And when the world is on edge waiting for a grand-jury verdict on a high-... Read more

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

Offering a painfully realistic glimpse inside a movement born out of tragedy, “The Blood Is at the Doorstep” provides a behind-the-scenes look at one of America’s most pressing social issues. A roofer by day, Nate... Read more

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

The pioneering Lois Weber was one of the first women to direct films, and SLIFF honors the filmmaker by screening a recent restoration of her silent “The Blot,” which addresses the all-too-relevant issue of income... Read more

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

When photographer Liliana (frequent Almodovar star Cecilia Roth) returns to Uruguay — the stage for her tragic past — her conscience is painfully torn between the political and the personal. Will she move past her... Read more

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

The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico, is a site of festivity unlike any other in the world. In celebration of San Juan de Dios, patron saint of firework-makers, conflagrant revelry engulfs the town... Read more

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

In 1946 Frankfurt, David Bermann (Moritz Bleibtreu of “Run Lola Run” and “Munich”) and his Jewish friends have escaped the Nazi regime and are now dreaming of leaving for America. But how will they get the money in... Read more

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

It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), a precocious 17-year-old American-Italian boy, spends his days in his family’s 17th-century villa transcribing and playing... Read more

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

Exiled American Kevin (Warren Brown), a boat owner in Nassau, is desperate to pay his gambling debts and support his family. Wife Berneice (Persia White) has essentially given up on him: She’s tired of his promises... Read more

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

“A Chance in the World” tells the true story of Steve Pemberton, a wounded and broken boy destined to become a man of resilience and vision. From the day 5-year-old Steve is dropped off at his foster home, he... Read more

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

When St. Louis native Chuck Berry died earlier this year, the entire world mourned the passing of the rock ’n’ roll pioneer. SLIFF pays tribute to the legendary songwriter, singer, and guitarist with a screening of... Read more

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

This Cannes prize-winner takes viewers on a journey with the traveling cinemas of India, which bring the wonder of the movies to faraway villages annually. Seven decades on, as their lorries and cinema projectors... Read more

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

Set entirely within the confines of a police van, “Clash” — which premiered at Cannes as part of the Un Certain Regard section — dramatizes the ongoing political unrest in Egypt two years after the Arab Spring. It’... Read more

Urban Chestnut - Grove Brewery and Bierhall
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 8:00pm

The festival concludes with a free closing-night party at the Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall. The fest’s prize-winning films are announced, and complimentary UCBC beers and Broadside Winery wines are... Read more

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

In Ferguson, Michael Brown died after being shot by police. In New York, Eric Garner died after a chokehold by police. In Baltimore, Freddie Gray died being transported by police. The names of these men have been... Read more

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

In “Coyotes Kill for Fun,” the latest from Northwest Missouri indie filmmaker and SLIFF favorite Blake Eckard, a backwoods babysitter agrees to help an abused mother of two escape her lunatic boyfriend, but his... Read more

.ZACK
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 4:00pm

Made with a dream team of documentary talent — the crew’s past films include “Citizenfour,” “Cameraperson,” “Queen of Versailles,” “Racing Dreams,” and “Cartel Land” — “Cradle of Champions” captures the epic story... Read more

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

“Cries from Syria” is a cinematic monument and tribute to the Syrian people, whose bravery is an inspiration for all humanity. Five years ago, the Syrian people — inspired by events in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt —... Read more

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

In 2008, when rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (former St. Louisan Evan Peters of the “X-Men” franchise and “American Horror Story”) has an inspiring chance encounter with his reporting idol (Al Pacino), he uproots... Read more

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

This powerful biopic is based on the true and fascinating story of acclaimed music icon Dalida (Sveva Alviti). Following the singer from her birth in Cairo through her traumatic childhood to her worldwide success... Read more

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

During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as the threat of invasion looms. As the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army... Read more

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

On the day of her big Midwestern wedding, persnickety bride Millie (Emma Bell) jilts her fiancé (Sterling Knight) at the altar with the help of spunky younger sister Emma (Hope Lauren) and embarks on an unexpected... Read more

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

Struggling actor Audrey (Claire Armstrong) and aspiring playwright Lillian (Naomi Skwarna) pour all of their creative energy into the only paying work they can find: corporate role-playing demonstrations. When they... Read more

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

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Film at the Tribeca Film Festival, “The Divine Order” is set in 1971 Switzerland, where women are still denied the right to vote, despite the worldwide social... Read more

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

In this fictionalized biopic, Django Reinhardt (Reda Ketab), the acclaimed jazz guitarist and composer, flees from German-occupied Paris in 1943, but before leaving, he flirts with collaboration. Although a Roma —... Read more

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

A look at education and social issues in modern China.

Tivoli Theatre
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 5:00pm

Examinations of how subjects navigate difficult issues.

Tivoli Theatre
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 5:00pm

All families have issues, but some have more than others.

Tivoli Theatre
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 5:00pm

A look at immigration from the perspective of those who cannot enter the U.S.

Tivoli Theatre
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 5:00pm

Profiles of artists, musicians, and the communities they serve.

.ZACK
  • Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3:30pm

A slice of the lives of trans and queer people.

Tivoli Theatre
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 5:00pm

Unusual dispatches from around the globe.

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

Skidding into middle age, a stay-at-home dad must drive for an Uber-like ride-share company to help support his working wife and two young daughters. Leonard (Patrick Fabian of “Better Call Saul”), a middle-aged... Read more

Stage at KDHX
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:30pm

St. Louis filmmaker Kathy Corley is nearing completion of a feature documentary on the folk-rock duo Brewer & Shipley, whose Top 10 hit “One Toke Over the Line” was a constant presence on the radio in the 1970s... Read more

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

In the 1960s, visionary scientist Athelstan Spilhaus, alarmed by the growing environmental crisis in America, worked with a team of committed urban experts to plan a domed city whose futuristic technology and... Read more

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

Eighty-nine-year old Agnès Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33-year-old French photographer and muralist JR teamed up to co-direct this enchanting documentary/road movie.... Read more

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

Based on the memoirs of Fanny Ben-Ami, “Fanny’s Journey” is an incredible tale of bravery, strength, and survival — the story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, 13-year-old... Read more

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

Near the West Bank’s Gush Etzion Junction — between Jerusalem and Hevron — Ali Abu Awwad dedicates his family’s field as a Palestinian Center for Non-Violence. Despite a life filled with pain and conflict — his... Read more

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

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, Paul McGuigan’s “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress... Read more

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

Set in 1959, “Flock of Four” — an expansion of director Gregory Caruso’s short — explores both jazz music and historic Central Avenue in South Central LA. Since Joey (Braeden Lemasters) was a youngster, jazz has... Read more

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

Directed by Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker and SLIFF alum Scott Hamilton Kennedy (“Fame High”) and narrated by esteemed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, “Food Evolution” is set amidst a brutally... Read more

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

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-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her... Read more

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

Begun when precocious filmmaker Ramsay Tarquin was 15 — he’s still only 20 — “Fear Speech Fear Free” includes some footage of his youthful attempts to explore the topic of free speech and its essential importance... Read more

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

A delightfully skewed view of the modern world through a 1930s lens, “Future ’38” is a “lost” classic from Hollywood’s golden age, recently rediscovered in a Tinsel Town attic. (That's the filmmakers’ story, and... Read more

.ZACK
  • Friday, Nov. 3 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 muscular dystrophy. Told he would not live past 25, Gabe made it... Read more

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

In this powerful new work by Alex Ross Perry (“Listen Up Philip,” “Queen of Earth”) — which debuted at Sundance — Nick (former Beastie Boy Adam Horowitz) has settled into a safe existence in a small pocket of... Read more

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

In the American Southwest, a unique species of wolf unlike any other is making a comeback. Considered extinct nearly 40 years ago, the little-known Mexican gray wolf has — against all odds — slowly pulled back from... Read more

.ZACK
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30pm

In 2010, David Crowley — an Iraq veteran, aspiring filmmaker, and charismatic up-and-coming voice in fringe politics — began production on his film “Gray State,” which was set in a dystopian near-future where civil... Read more

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

At the dawn of the clean-energy era, filmmaker Jamie Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey to meet the people and companies that are creating jobs, turning profits, and making communities stronger and... Read more

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

A hard rain is about to fall on a small town in Southern China. In a desperate attempt to find money to save his fiancée’s failed plastic surgery, Xiao Zhang, a mere driver, steals a bag containing a million yuan... Read more

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

Based on Maylis de Kerangal’s 2014 international bestselling novel “Réparer les vivants,” “Heal the Living” examines the philosophical and emotional questions that are raised when approaching the realities of organ... Read more

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

In “The Hippopotamus” — based on a comic novel by actor/writer/comedian Stephen Fry — disgraced poet Ted Wallace (Roger Allam) is summoned to the country manor of his friends Lord and Lady Logan (Matthew Modine and... Read more

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

An ominous dream convinces 77-year-old Dayanand Kumar that his end could be near. Informing son Rajiv of the news, Daya makes it clear that he wants to breathe his last in the holy city of Varanasi, ending the... Read more

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

A powerful indictment of the criminal-justice system’s seeming indifference to the crime of rape, “I Am Evidence” exposes the shockingly large number of untested rape kits in the United States today. Despite the... Read more

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

Lalia (Mouna Hawa), Salma (Sana Jammelieh), and Nur (Shaden Kanboura) share an apartment in the vibrant heart of Tel Aviv. Lalia, a criminal lawyer with a wicked wit, loves to burn off her workday stress in the... Read more

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

As timely and relevant as it was in 1967 — an especially fraught time in the civil-rights movement, when American cities were riven by race riots — “In the Heat of the Night” celebrates its 50th anniversary this... Read more

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

In “Instrument of War,” American B-24 bomber pilot Clair Cline (Jack Ashton) is held at the German POW camp Stalag Luft I after being shot down over Nazi-occupied Holland during a bombing mission. Although one war... Read more

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

Pulling back the curtain on mass-murder censorship in Hollywood due to U.S. government pressure to appease a strategic ally, “Intent to Destroy” embeds with a feature-film production as a springboard to explore the... Read more

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

In their remote home in the North Atlantic, the Faroe Islanders have always eaten what nature could provide, proud to put local food on the table. The land yields little, so they have always relied on harvesting... Read more

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

As part of SLIFF’s “Tribute to Pam Grier,” the fest screens Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown,” which itself serves as a loving homage to the actress. A faithful adaptation of the 1992 Elmore Leonard crime novel “... Read more

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

“Jackson” is an intimate, unprecedented look at the lives of three women caught up in the complex issues surrounding abortion access: Shannon Brewer, the director of Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the only... Read more

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

Based on the best-selling novel and featuring a stellar cast that includes Toni Collette and Hugo Weaving, “Jasper Jones” is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in Western... Read more

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

Krotoa, a feisty and bright 11-year-old girl, is removed from her close-knit Khoi tribe to serve Jan van Riebeeck, her uncle's trading partner. Brought into the first fort established by the Dutch East India... Read more

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

In 2003, 30 years after they served together in the Vietnam War, former Navy Corps medic Richard “Doc” Shepherd (Steve Carell) reunites with ex-Marines Sal (Bryan Cranston) and Mueller (Laurence Fishburne) on a... Read more

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

The first film in English by Italian director Paolo Virzi (“Human Capital”), "The Leisure Seeker" — which debuted at the Venice film fest — tells the story of a runaway couple going on an unforgettable cross-... Read more

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

In this Italian variant on the screwball comedy, an uptight psychologist gets more than just a physical workout when he signs up for personal-training sessions with an attractive young instructor. Toni Sevillo (“... Read more

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

Bonnie (Stephanie Beatriz), a young and successful Latina architect, is sexually assaulted while walking home from an evening out with friends in Brooklyn. At first, she attempts to keep the assault a secret from... Read more

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

Bonnie (Stephanie Beatriz), a young and successful Latina architect, is sexually assaulted while walking home from an evening out with friends in Brooklyn. At first, she attempts to keep the assault a secret from... Read more

.ZACK
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30pm

While visiting his wife’s homeland of Venezuela in 1997, noted portrait artist Allen Hirsch unexpectedly fell in love. The object of his affection? A deathly ill, orphaned newborn Capuchin monkey named Benjamin.... Read more

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

Filmed in Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon's signature whimsical style — last seen at SLIFF in “The Fairy” — “Lost in Paris” stars the filmmakers as a small-town Canadian librarian and a strangely seductive, oddly... Read more

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

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (Xander Berkeley of “The Walking Dead”) was the composer of more than 200 Hollywood films in the 1940s and 1950s. Mario went on to mentor some of film music’s greatest composers, including... Read more

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

On July 9, 2010, Marvin Booker, a homeless street preacher with mental-health issues, was killed by five sheriff deputies while being booked into the Denver Detention Center. The event was caught on tape and... Read more

Webster U./Sverdrup
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 at 1:00pm

It has been said that wise people learn from their own mistakes but that smart people learn from the mistakes of others. In that helpful spirit, this humorous and informative presentation discusses 20 major... Read more

Webster U./Sverdrup
  • Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1:00pm

Award-winning filmmaker Dan Mirvish will lead a master class in indie-film directing. In a fun, participatory workshop, Dan will focus on a wide range of relevant topics, including financing, casting, directing... Read more

Webster U./Sverdrup
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11:00am

Directors Jeremy S. Levine and Landon Van Soest and executive producer Jeff Truesdell — the filmmakers behind the St. Louis-shot “For Ahkeem,” which screens at SLIFF — lead a conversation about transforming a real... Read more

Webster U./Sverdrup
  • Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2:00pm

Film scholar Jeffrey Michael Bays — who attended Webster U. before earning his M.A. in cinema from La Trobe University — brings the secrets of suspense out of the shadows. This master class explores easy techniques... Read more

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

A charismatic young sheikh moves from leading prayers in a governmental mosque to becoming a TV celebrity. Deviating from the usual religious rhetoric in a society heavily influenced by fundamentalism, Sheikh... Read more