Comedy

Sönke Wortmann

In Sönke Wortmann’s darkly comic “How About Adolf?,” Stephan and wife Elisabeth organize a dinner party for family and friends in celebration of…

Judy Naidoo

Set in the Indian community of 1980 South Africa’s Sugarhill District, “Kings of Mulberry Street” recounts the charming, often hilarious…

Tara Johnson-Medinger

“My Summer As a Goth” tells a delightful coming-of-age story about the sometimes painful but often comic search for identity and love in…

This impressively diverse program of animation features drugs, dogs, motorcycles, and much, much more.

These hilarious shorts will leave your sides aching.

Performers you recognize, and performances you won't forget.

Vibrant imaginations and fascinating colors combine in this program of animation from around the world.

This collection proves that laughter truly is a universal language.

As a bookend to our opening-night film, SLIFF offers a closing-night collection of shorts that explore the good and the bad of married life.

A potpourri of brain-warping comedies, animated films, and experimental shorts.

An evening of shorts with a musical theme is capped by a performance by the Opera Bell Band, creators of the film "Green Lemon Buggy."

A selection of some of the best narrative shorts from the 2019 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

Jeremy Teicher

In the romantic comedy “Olympic Dreams,” Penelope (Alexi Pappas), a young cross-country skier, befriends Ezra (Nick Kroll), a volunteer dentist,…

Bruce Dellis

In suburban Phoenix, 40-year-old Ruth Kiesling (Amanda Melby) is not exactly “living the dream.” A doughnut-shop employee with anger issues, she…

Buster Keaton

St. Louis’ Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra — a longtime fest favorite — returns to SLIFF with original scores and live accompaniment…

Judith Davis

In this hilarious, whip-smart comedy, first-time director Judith Davis examines the frustrations of a generation that came of age after the fall…

Olmo Omerzu

Complete with a canine sidekick, a fantastic escape scene, and the cringeworthy sexual frustrations of teenage boys, “Winter Flies” is a…