Special Presentations

Special Events

Cat Clips: A Competition in Cuteness!

Wednesday, Apr. 4 at 5:00pm

Cinema St. Louis (CSL) and Animal House Cat Rescue & Adoption Center are excited to announce the first edition of Cat Clips: ​A ​C​ompetition in ​C​uteness!​, ​a new signature short​-​film contest and fundraising event​.

Selected clips will be screened... Read More

Saint Louis Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Film Festival

Friday, May. 4 at 6:00pm

Cinema St. Louis (CSL) and the Saint Louis Science Center are excited to announce the first edition of a science fiction and fantasy short film contest – an opportunity for regional filmmakers to let their imaginations shine. The event begins at 6 p.m. and lasts... Read More

First Fridays: STL Filmmakers Showcase Sampler

Friday, Oct. 6 at 7:00pm

As part of First Fridays in Grand Center, the Nine Network of Public Media, St. Louis Public Radio, and Cinema St. Louis present the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase Sampler at the Nine Network of Public Media in the Monsanto Studio at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.... Read More

Tribeca Film Institute’s IF/Then Short Documentary Program

Tuesday, Sep. 12 at 7:00pm

The 26th Whitaker St Louis International Film Festival (held from Nov. 2-12, 2017) is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Tribeca Film Institute to stimulate the art of short-form documentary storytelling.

Calling all filmmakers living and working... Read More

Video Loops at Central Library

Saturday, Sep. 30 at 12:30pm

Experimental Cinema at Central Library returns in 2017 with an all-day interactive event on Saturday, Sept. 30. Central Library and Cinema St. Louis invite St. Louis-area filmmakers to create short, silent works of video art that bear repeating.

"1984" Screening and Panel

Tuesday, Apr. 4 at 6:30pm

Cinema St. Louis joins more than 90 art-house movie theaters and film organizations across the country in a National Screening Day of “1984” (Michael Radford, U.K., 1984, 111 min.). The screenings will occur in 81 cities, which are located in 35... Read More

Motion Pictures' Biggest Night

Sunday, Mar. 4 at 6:00pm

Whether you head out for a night on the town, host your own watch party or stay in the comfort of your home, you can have fun, compete for prizes and support Cinema St. Louis’ year-round film programming.

ENJOY A NIGHT OUT ON THE TOWN

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I Love Movies Trivia Night

Friday, May. 25 at 6:00pm

Cinema St. Louis is hosting its 14th annual I Love Movies Trivia Night. The event takes place Friday, May 25, 2018, at the Centene Center for Arts and Education, 3547 Olive Street (a half-block east of Grand Boulevard). Doors open at 6 pm and trivia... Read More

Bowlathon Fundraiser

Sunday, Aug. 26 at 4:00pm

Like most arts nonprofits, Cinema St. Louis holds annual fundraisers to help pay for our programs. But we're not holding a swanky and expensive gala. Instead, we’re going bowling. At our annual Bowlathon, Cinema St. Louis board members and staffers will be... Read More