After screening screened over 300 films, the 28th Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival wrapped with the awards presentation. “Just Mercy” was voted Best Film by the audience.
St. Louis International Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: St. Louis International Film Festival
WHERE: St. Louis, Missouri
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The 23rd Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) was held Nov. 13-23, 2014. SLIFF screened 389 films: 89 narrative features, 76 documentary features, and 224 shorts.
The 28th Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival will kick off with Marriage Story, starring Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, and screen 389 films representing 63 countries, from November 7 to 17.
The 2019 Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase screened works that are written, directed, edited, or produced by St. Louis residents or films and filmmakers with strong local ties.
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St Louis-Set Drama “The Makings of You” to Kick off Lineup for 23rd Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival
The 23rd Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) will be held November 13 to 23, and will screen 389 films, including 89 narrative features, 76 documentary features, and 224 shorts. The festival will open on Thursday, Nov. 13, with the premiere of “The Makings of You,” a St. Louis-set and -shot drama by Matt Amato. An award-winning director of music videos and commercials, Amato returned to his hometown of St. Louis to shoot his feature debut, which stars Jay R. Ferguson (of “Mad Men”) and Sheryl Lee and Grace Zabriskie (both of “Twin Peaks”). Ferguson and Zabriskie will attend.
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