St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase Sampler

104 min.


Friday, Nov. 4 at 7:15pm
Tivoli Theatre

Highlights from the 2016 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase and a bonus short by St. Louisan Jay Kanzler.

Film Category

Shorts Competition Show-Me Cinema


Comedy Drama Musical Thriller

Sponsored by

Mike Isaacson & Joe Ortmeyer

4 AM

Nathan Karimi

Paul Peterson re-creates Orson Welles’ “War of the Worlds” broadcast, interrupting the lives of a family in small-town Southern Missouri.

25 min.


Michael Rich

A young, determined EMT and her jaded partner fight to keep an unexpected patient alive in the back of their ambulance.

13 min.


Patrick Lawrence

A man scarred by the past goes on a walkabout through a vast urban jungle to discover what’s truly missing in his life.

15 min.

The Lipiński

Nate Townsend

Three imposters infiltrate an exclusive gala to attempt an ambitious heist of a $7 million Stradivarius violin.

14 min.

The Perfect Note

Michelle Davidson

A depressed man buys a magical piano that turns his world into a musical.

11 min.

Talk Radio

Jay Kanzler

Lou has spent so many years listening to talk radio that he's now wondering whether there is actually any reason to live.

15 min.

Two: A Story of Forgiveness

Julius Damenz

An American prisoner of war faces a Soviet officer in an interrogation.

11 min.