St. Louis International Film Festival

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Today begins the 20th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival where some of the best and brightest flimmakers, script writers, directors and actors come to St. Louis every year to wow us with more than 400 films playing at seven different venues in St. Louis including Tivoli Theater, Plaza Frontenac Cinema, COCA, Contemporary Art Museum, Wash U, and Webster University.

The festival runs through November 20th with different extra special events to go along with the screenings such as The Artist (featuring John Goodman) Cocktail Reception happening tonight! The reception starts at 6pm at The Tivoli and is followed by the screening at 8pm. The reception includes free appetizers, beer and other alcohol and a ticket for the whole shindig is just $35.

Can’t make it tonight? No worries, here’s a list of some of the other screenings and fun film events happening this weekend.

Friday, November 11

7pm at Wash U: The Baron Of Arizona-FREE

7pm at Webster University: An Evening with Bill Plympton ($12). He will show a variety of his works and every attendee goes home with a free Plympton drawing

Saturday, November 12

11am at The Tivoli: Bubba Moon Face-FREE. I personally think any movie titled Bubba Moon Face is worth my time. Also, there will be free coffee and pastries provided by Kaldi’s Coffeehouse

8pm at Webster University: The Wildcat ($12) with live music by the Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra. It appears to be  a Monty Python-esque comedy.

Sunday, November 13

11am at The Tivoli – FREE: There will be a directors discussion along with free coffee and pastries provided by Kaldi’s Coffeehouse and be there to witness the announcement of the Emerging Director Award

1pm at Webster – FREE: Stevie

3pm at COCA – FREE: Incessant Visions

7pm at Contemporary Art Museum-FREE: The Rite. Complimentary drinks, popcorn and snacks will be provided

There are also films playing at The Wildey in Edwardsville throughout the weekend such as: The Interrupters, Kurt Cobain About A Son, Joint Body and Confidence Man

Grab a friend and expand your horizons this weekend by capturing unique, artistic films created by award winning directors. It’ll be good for you!


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