Thriller

Directed by Dan Mirvish

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

Directed by Josh Guffey

After a rookie cop is killed in a drug bust gone wrong, his veteran partner (Chris Halverson) is put on…

Directed by Martin Garde Abildgaard

“A Beautiful Curse” — the grand-prize winner at this year’s Cinequest film festival — explores an…

Directed by Josef Kubota Wladyka

In this gripping revenge thriller — executive-produced by Darren Aronofsky (“The Wrestler,” “Black Swan…

Directed by Steven Spielberg

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

Directed by Michael Pearce

In “Encounter” — which debuted at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals — former Marine Malik Khan (…

Directed by Hany Abu-Assad

Based on real events, ‘Huda’s Salon’ — directed by two-time SLIFF alum Hany Abbu-Assad (“Omar,” “Rana’s…

Directed by Antoine vans

In “The Insurer,” an energetic comic thriller, a young female insurance-fraud investigator pairs up with…

Directed by Iuli Gerbase

In this prescient Sundance thriller — written in 2017 and shot in 2019 — “Pink Cloud” eerily evokes the…

A sampling of the best narrative and experimental shorts from the 2021 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.