Love Story

Mati Diop

Debut director Mati Diop’s “Atlantics” — the Grand Prix winner at this year’s Cannes Film Festival — tells a star-crossed love story infused with…

Jose Alvarenga Jr.

Maria temporarily moves to Rio to be close to her husband, Pedro, who is acting in a TV series. Far from her friends and work, Maria feels…

Noah Baumbach

The fest opens with one of the year’s most critically lauded films, “Marriage Story,” a dramedy from Oscar-nominated writer-director Noah Baumbach…

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

These hilarious shorts will leave your sides aching.

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 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,…

Céline Sciamma

In 1760 France, Marianne (Noémie Merlant) is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse (Adèle Haenel), a young woman who has just left…

Rashaad Ernesto Green

On a summer night in Harlem during her last months at home before starting college, 17-year-old poet Ayanna (co-writer Zora Howard) meets Isaiah (…

Svetlana Cvetko

“Show Me What You Got” tells an unconventional love story — one firmly rooted in the times in which we live — that takes three adventurous…

Laura Luchetti

In Italy’s Sardinia — full of both beauty and hidden dangers — two adolescents who have been abused and damaged by life escape together to start…