Cinema St. Louis announces the Showcase films chosen for inclusion in the Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival, and juries give awards to the best Showcase films, including a $500 prize — underwritten by the Chellappa-Vedavalli Foundation — to the Best Showcase Film. Complimentary beer from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company and a cash bar are available for attendees who are 21 or older. A DJ and some surprise entertainment will be featured before the awards ceremony, which will begin at 9 PM.

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