Below is information regarding the 2016 St. Louis International Film Festival. The 2017 festival will take place Nov. 2-12, 2017.

The Dark Knight Returns: An Epic Fan Film


Monday, Nov. 7 at 9:30pm

Inspired by Frank Miller's seminal 1986 graphic novel, local filmmaker Wyatt Weed (“Shadowland,” “Four Color Eulogy”) offers his unofficial fan’s take on the Batman mythos. Following the death of Robin at the hands of the Joker, Bruce Wayne (Weed) hung up the cowl and cape 10 years ago. But now Gotham City is in the grip of a violent crime wave, and the venerable 55-year-old billionaire has decided that the time might be ripe for the Caped Crusader’s return.

47 min.

Directed by

Wyatt Weed



Film Category

American Indie Spotlight Show-Me Cinema


Comics Crime


Drama Thriller
With director and star Weed and cast and crew members.

Shown with



Terry Ziegelman

In this DC Comics fan film from former St. Louisan Terry Ziegelman, the Joker and Harley Quinn take a time-out from battling Batman to explore their own issues in couple's therapy.

11 min.