Ticket & Pass Info


Individual tickets are $14 each or $10 for Cinema St. Louis members, ARTS Card-holders, and students with current and valid ID, except for the following (discounts do not apply and passes are not accepted):

  • Opening-Night Reception with Marriage Story $25
  • The Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra with Sherlock Jr. $20

In addition to paid shows, SLIFF offers 64 free programs.


Online sales are limited to full-price tickets only; Cinema St. Louis member and student discounts can only be obtained in person because ID is required. To obtain advance tickets for a film, simply click on the link on the film’s page. A service charge of $1.75 applies for all advance tickets at Plaza Frontenac and Tivoli; a service charge of $1.69 applies for all advance tickets at Stage at KDHX and Webster University.


  • KDHX, Plaza Frontenac, Tivoli, and Webster U. will open a half-hour before the first show. 
  • The free events offered at Contemporary Art Museum, Cortex’s Innovation Hall, KDHX, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis Public Library, Washington U., and Webster U. require no ticket. Admission is first come, first served on day of show.
  • The free events offered at the Tivoli require a complimentary ticket that should be obtained at the box office on the day of show; advance tickets to free shows at the Tivoli can be obtained online, but a $1.76 service charge applies.


  • Festival Punch-Passes are available at two levels: 6-ticket pass for $75 or 10-ticket pass for $120. Festival Punch-Passes are not valid for the Opening-Night Reception with “Marriage Story” on Nov. 7 and the screening of “Sherlock Jr.” with the performance by the Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra on Nov. 15.
  • Festival Punch-Pass-holders are required to obtain a ticket for each film attended, either in advance or day of show; a hole will be punched in the pass for each ticket purchased.
  • Festival Punch-Passes can be used to purchase multiple tickets for the same show and to obtain tickets for screenings at all venues.
  • Festival Punch-Passes are available at Tivoli and Plaza Frontenac box offices in advance and on day of show.


Festival All-Access VIP Passes (good for two admissions to every SLIFF program, including special events) are available for $450. Pass-holders are required to obtain a ticket for each film attended, either in advance or day of show. All-access passes are available by phone only through Cinema St. Louis: 314-289-4153.