Politics

Directed by Dan Mirvish

This engaging 1970s-era dark-comedy thriller about the Watergate conspiracy poses an intriguing question:…

Directed by Hamy Ramezan

At the outset of “Any Day Now,” 13-year-old Ramin Mehdipour and his Iranian family are living in a refugee…

Directed by Andy Cohen & Gaylen Ross

“Beijing Spring” tells a story about underground filmmaking, radical art, and censorship that’s…

Directed by Kenneth Branagh

Written and directed by multiple Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast” — winner of the People’…

Directed by Susan Hagedorn

Some 50 years before BLM  and March for Our Lives — before computers, cell phones, and Facebook — priests…

Directed by Judith Ehrlich

As the war in Vietnam raged, one of the largest and most successful youth-led resistance movements in…

An anthology of shorts exploring the biggest issues in the United States today.
An exploration of the challenges and experiences of real people living with a disability.
A collection of fascinating exposés that unearth surprising stories about some of the most recognizable…
Directed by Brandon Kramer

“The First Step” — directed by SLIFF alum Brandon Kramer (“City of Trees”) — explores the divisions within…

Directed by Pat McGee

Running in the 2020 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat held by Mitch McConnell, Charles Booker…

Directed by Alana Marie

Kinloch is a town on life support, with fewer than 200 citizens still residing in the area, a budget…

A sampler of films with diverse subjects, including the pandemic, divorce, and puppetry, but similar themes.
Directed by Pernille Rose Groenkjaer

“Solutions” offers important insight into the visions and concrete ideas that will pave the way for…

Directed by Mehdi Barsaoui

When driving home from southern Tunisia, Fares and Meriem's car is hit by a stray bullet during an ambush…

Directed by Ivaylo Getov & Jeremy Ungar

In 2017, the Vocal Vidas, an all-female Cuban quartet, were invited to perform their first show in America…

Directed by Melvin Van Peebles

Cinema St. Louis continues its year-long Golden Anniversaries series during SLIFF by featuring a half-…

Directed by Muslim Sahin

In the early-20th-century Ottoman Empire, Ali returns from France, where he was sent by the state to…

Directed by Leon Lee

Based on true events, “Unsilenced” follows Wang, a Chinese…

Directed by Radu Jude

In 1981, chalk slogans written in uppercase letters started appearing in public spaces in the Romanian…

Directed by Christi Cooper

An intelligent combination of civics lessons and environmentalism, Christi Cooper’s “Youth v. Gov” tells…