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

Narrative Shorts: Comedy 1

116 min.

Schedule

Friday, Nov. 4 at 9:45pm

A program that elicits belly laughs in abundance.

Film Category

Shorts Competition

Genre

Comedy

Bossman

Theresa Varga

A spaced-out but wildly imaginative stoner goes on a quest to the seek the truth about Bossman, a local chicken-shop owner.

2016
10 min.

The Chop

Lewis Rose

When a charismatic Kosher butcher loses his job, he pretends to be Muslim to get work at a Halal butcher shop.

2015
17 min.
Arabic & English

Coffee Virgin

Hart Perez & Devon Perez

Everyone remembers their first cup.

2016
2 min.

Courage

Jean-Luc Julien

A man struggles to overcome his nervousness with women in a bar and stumbles on words of wisdom in the bathroom.

2016
4 min.
English & German

A Guide to Love

Cooper Justus

A young man stumbles on a device that leads him to the girl of his dreams, but when she rejects him, he's forced to reevaluate their compatibility.

2015
13 min.

How You Look at It

Wendy Seyb

Love at first sight changes a man’s perspective of the world around him.

2015
9 min.

My First Analyst

Jonathan Borgel

Ivan has his first appointment with a psychoanalyst.

2015
10 min.
French

Roger

Brendan Cleaves

Stephen arrives home after six months in Mongolia to discover his best friend has replaced him with a ventriloquist's dummy.

2016
8 min.

Sing for Your Supper

Mu Sun

In a world where you literally have to sing for your supper, a man must overcome his bout of laryngitis if he ever wants to eat again.

2016
15 min.

Top Son

Joseph Puleo

A 30-year-old Tom Cruise impersonator seizes an opportunity to realize his dream by entering a local talent competition.

2016
13 min.

Vegas

Saj Pothiawala

After being stood up by a Tinder date, an awkward Brooklyn bachelor encounters an eccentric cosplay prostitute.

2015
15 min.