An anthology of shorts exploring the biggest issues in the United States today.
A juried competition that awards prizes in seven categories. SLIFF’s narrative and documentary shorts programming is officially sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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An examination of the life and conservation of animals across the globe.
A program that captures the wisdom, the humor, and the pain that comes with age.
Harrowing stories of coming and going — by choice, by force, or by necessity.
Shorts that examine the impact of the most significant current events facing our modern world.
An exploration of the challenges and experiences of real people living with a disability.
True stories of the inequities that permeate throughout the justice system at large.
A collection of fascinating exposés that unearth surprising stories about some of the most recognizable…
Children are the future, and their present experiences captured in these shorts demonstrate what that future…
A selection of many of the absolute best of this year's shorts submissions, ranging from an experimental…
Demented clowns, matchmaking kids, and a poker night highlight our second comedy program.
A slate of films that explore the art of dance, the passion of music, and the power of poetry.
A sampler of films with diverse subjects, including the pandemic, divorce, and puppetry, but similar themes.
SLIFF's third dramatic program grapples with topics such as prison, capitalism, and the patriarchy.
Explorations of both body and mind that are only possible through experimental film.
Stories of kindness and bravery highlight this collection aimed at 4- to 8-year-olds.
Perfect for 9- to 12-year-olds, this collection features both discoveries from the past and explorations of…
A selection of standout documentaries, some experimental in form, from the 2021 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.
A sampling of the best narrative and experimental shorts from the 2021 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.