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Cinema St. Louis and St. Louis Public Radio are proud to co-present a reprise of a selection of the award-winning short films from the 2020 Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) and 2020 Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

Bring your folding chairs to watch the films outside on the two-story screen in the Public Media Commons. In addition to the films, the event will feature an interview with Oscar award-winning “Colette” director Anthony Giacchino and producer Alice Doyard.

Masks are welcome but not required for fully vaccinated guests at our outdoor events. At this time, masks are still required to enter the STLPR building.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has long sanctioned SLIFF's shorts competition as a pre-screening event for the Academy Awards. The winners in four categories of SLIFF's juried shorts programming (Best of Fest, Best Animation, Best Live Action, and Best Documentary) are eligible to submit their films directly to the Academy for Oscar consideration.

The following short films will be screened during this event: