April 4 - April 8, 2018

QFest uses the art of contemporary gay cinema to spotlight the lives of LGBTQ people and to celebrate queer culture. The event will excite, entertain, and enlighten audiences of all identities.

All screenings at the .ZACK, 3224 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63103. Individual tickets are $13 for general admission, $10 for students and Cinema St. Louis members with valid and current photo IDs.

Advance tickets may be purchased through Metrotix or .ZACK box office. Tickets go on sale in early March, 2018 Click on Buy Tickets on each film page for a direct link to purchase tickets.

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Wednesday, Mar. 29 at 7:00pm
Neglected by her husband, Sarah (Riley Keough) embarks on an impromptu road trip with her best friend, Mindy (Jena Malone). What they hadn’t counted on is an immediate... Read More

The Boys in the Band

Wednesday, Mar. 29 at 9:00pm

At times both outrageously funny and intensely mean-spirited, “The Boys in the Band” — the first of two queer classics at QFest — is based on the groundbreaking... Read More

Suicide Kale

Thursday, Mar. 30 at 7:00pm

A simple lunch turns into a darkly comedic catastrophe when Jasmine and Penn, a new couple with an uncertain future, find an anonymous suicide note at the home of... Read More

Real Boy

Thursday, Mar. 30 at 9:00pm

This moving, empowering, and timely documentary is an intimate story of a family in transition. As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates early sobriety, late... Read More

Women Who Kill

Friday, Mar. 31 at 7:00pm

In this delightful dark comedy, commitment-phobic Morgan and ex-girlfriend Jean are locally famous true-crime podcasters obsessed with female serial killers. There’... Read More

Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo

Friday, Mar. 31 at 9:00pm

In a story told in virtually real time, Théo and Hugo meet each other in an underground sex club. They talk and soon lose themselves in the haziness of unbridled... Read More

Queer Voices Shorts Program

Saturday, Apr. 1 at 3:00pm

A collection of queer shorts from around the world.

Alzheimer's: A Love Story” (Gabe Schimmel & Monica Petruzzelli, 2015, U.S., 16 min... Read More

Desert Hearts

Saturday, Apr. 1 at 5:15pm

QFest’s second queer classic — a new restoration of Donna Deitch’s “Desert Hearts” — is an adaptation of the 1964 lesbian-themed novel “Desert of the Heart” by Jane... Read More

Center of My World

Saturday, Apr. 1 at 7:30pm

Based on the 1998 German novel “Die Mitte der Welt” by Andreas Steinhöfel, this sweet coming-of-age film is a story about the universal problems of puberty,... Read More

No Dress Code Required

Sunday, Apr. 2 at 3:00pm

An engrossing portrait of a fierce love unbroken by the forces of bigotry and hate, this moving documentary follows Víctor and Fernando, an unassuming Baja... Read More

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

Sunday, Apr. 2 at 5:15pm

QFest veteran director Jennifer Kroot (“To Be Takei”) returns with this intimate portrait of American gay writer Armistead Maupin, best known for his ground-... Read More

Handsome Devil

Sunday, Apr. 2 at 7:30pm

In this funny and observant coming-of-age tale from Irish novelist and filmmaker John Butler, two opposites — a loner and the top athlete at a rugby-obsessed... Read More