Apr 27th to May 1st

QFest uses the art of contemporary gay cinema to spotlight the diversity and inherent complexities of living an alternative lifestyle in today's society.

May 30th to Jun 1st
The 48 Hour Film Project returns to St. Louis May 30 - June 1, 2014 with screenings at the Tivoli Theatre June 3-5 and a Best of St. Louis screening June 11, 2014...


Jun 13th to Jun 22nd

The Classic French Film Festival will celebrate St. Louis’ Gallic heritage and France’s cinematic legacy. The fest is annually highlighted by significant feature restorations. The 2014 event dates will be presented over two weekends at the Saint Louis Art Museum.

May 9th

Cinema St. Louis is hosting its eleventh annual I LOVE MOVIES TRIVIA NIGHT on Friday, May 9, at the Centene Center for Arts and Education, 3547 Olive Street (1/2 block east of Grand Blvd.). Doors open at 6 pm and trivia begins at 7 pm.

Aug 1st to Aug 10th

SLIFF/Kids is St. Louis' only Children's International Film Festival. It offer film screenings, filmmaking camps and workshops and is held in August...

Apr 27th to May 1st

QFest uses the art of contemporary gay cinema to spotlight the lives of LGBTQ people and celebrate queer culture. The 2014 event dates will be Sunday, April 27 - Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Jun 13th to Jun 29th

The Sixth Annual Classic French Film Festival will celebrate St. Louis’ Gallic heritage and France’s cinematic legacy. The fest is annually highlighted by significant feature restorations. The 2014 event dates will be presented over two weekends at the Saint Louis Art Museum - June 13-15 and June 20-22, and a final weekend at Webster University - June 27-29.

Jul 13th to Jul 17th

The St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase (SLFS), an annual presentation of the nonprofit Cinema St. Louis, serves as the area's primary venue for films made by local artists. With advances in affordable digital filmmaking, more and more movies are being made in St. Louis and environs, but opportunities for moviegoers to see that work are scarce, because few of the films ever screen commercially.

Aug 1st to Aug 10th

The 2014 event dates will be Friday August, 1 through Sunday, August 10. The extremely popular filmmaking camps will be held Monday, August 4 through Friday, August 8.


Submissions of short subjects, narrative features, and documentaries will be accepted from until April 15, 2014. Full information about submitting is available on the SLIFF/Kids submission page.

Aug 4th to Aug 8th

As part of the Second Annual St. Louis International Children’s Film Festival (August 1-10, 2014), Cinema St. Louis and the St. Louis Public Library are presenting two Filmmaking Camps from Monday-Friday, August 4-8, 2014, at the Central Library’s new Creative Experience space. The first camp, held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. each day, will give students the opportunity to collaborate on a live-action short. During the second camp, held from 1:30-4:30 p.m. each day, students will collaborate on an animated short.

Jul 14th to Jul 31st

Cinema St. Louis, the presenter of the annual Stella Artois St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF), celebrates the city’s Gallic heritage and France’s cinematic legacy with its Third Annual Classic French Film Festival. This year, we’re delighted to collaborate with a new co-presenter, the Webster University Film Series.

Sep 12th

The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and Cinema St. Louis invited local filmmakers to respond to the subject of color in conjunction with the exhibition Donald Judd: The Multicolored Works, on view May 10, 2013 – Jan. 4, 2014. The works on view at the Pulitzer exhibit – which include three-dimensional objects as well as drawings and collages – shed light on Judd’s heightened exploration of color after 1984. These are characterized by his unprecedented use of four to eight colors within a single object in combinations that are both striking and unexpected.

Apr 4th

St. Louisans are interdependent – let’s do something to celebrate it. “Connected” and Openly Disruptive will create an excuse for St. Louisans to practice supporting each other’s visions. This documentary is about the human quality of interdependence that drives today’s technology and is enhanced by it. Since the award-winning film’s premiere, a series of workshops and discussions have emerged, resulting in cloud filmmaking projects around the world. In the same way, we’ll help St.

Apr 6th

Erich von Stroheim, 1924, 140 min., archival 35mm print, with original score and live musical accompaniment by Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra
7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Webster University’s Winifred Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood Ave. Free screening. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sep 17th to Dec 17th

In collaboration with the Webster University Film Series, Cinema St. Louis offers a sneak preview of the Global Lens offerings at the 22nd Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF). This series is free to CSL members. The screening series provides an opportunity to CSL members, providing them with a privileged look at selections from the festival lineup and helping generate buzz about the films. The general public is also welcome to attend for the normal Webster U. Film Series price of $6.

Sep 21st

The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and Cinema St. Louis will feature the locally created short silent film "Elans" by Zlatko Cosic. St. Louis-area filmmakers were invited to project their imaginations on the Pulitzer’s world-renowned building by creating films that reflect key elements (domestic spaces and/or moments of epiphany) of the current "In the Still Epiphany" exhibit. Cosic won a $500 prize for his entry. 6:30-10:30 pm, Sept. 21, 2012. Free Admission.

May 24th to Aug 9th

We are excited to introduce Concrete Cinema, a new series exploring the connections between cinema and performance, projected in CAM's Courtyard. Free and open to the public. Cash bar. All programs include Q&A sessions with the artists. Thursdays, May 24 / June 14 / July 7 / August 9

Apr 13th to Apr 14th

St. Louis Humanities Festival: A Sense of Place - April 13 - 14, 2012

The Missouri Humanities Council is very pleased to be a partner with the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis, Webster University, and Cinema St. Louis in presenting the first annual St. Louis Humanities Festival, a series of complimentary public programs that will being diverse audiences in contact with scholars, authors, filmmakers and other experts and practitioners in the humanities.

Feb 24th

Cinema St. Louis hosts its annual Oscar Experience: St. Louis fundraiser, St. Louis ’ only Oscar® party officially sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, from 6-10:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Monarch, 7401 Manchester Rd.

Nov 10th to Nov 20th

The creative team at Cinema St. Louis has locked and completed the schedule for the 20th Annual 2011 Stella Artois St. Louis International Film Festival. A simple listing of participating films and filmmakers is now available on this website. A complete schedule should be posted on or around October 15th and tickets will be on sale by the end of the month. Please circle your calendars and join us during this spectacular film event.