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.

St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase Sampler

104 min.

Schedule

Friday, Nov. 4 at 7:15pm

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

Film Category

Shorts Competition Show-Me Cinema

Genre

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.

2016
25 min.

Ambulance

Michael Rich

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

2016
13 min.

Lionheart

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.

2016
15 min.

The Lipiński

Nate Townsend

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

2016
14 min.

The Perfect Note

Michelle Davidson

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

2016
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.

2016
15 min.

Two: A Story of Forgiveness

Julius Damenz

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

2016
11 min.