11th Annual Stella Artois St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase Aug. 13-18
Films to be screened at the Tivoli Theatre
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August 10, 2011Cinema St. Louis presents the 11th Annual Stella Artois St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase Aug. 13-18.
The showcase, an annual presentation of the nonprofit Cinema St. Louis, serves as the area's primary venue for films made by local artists. SLFS screens works that were written, directed, edited or produced by St. Louis natives or those with strong local ties.
The 16 film programs that screen at the Tivoli Theatre, 6350 Delmar Blvd., from Aug. 14-18 serve as SLFS's centerpiece. The programs range from full-length fiction features and documentaries to multi-film compilations of fiction and documentary shorts. Most programs include post-screening Q&As with filmmakers. There are 93 films in this year's event.
• Saturday, Aug. 13: Filmmaking Seminar, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre, 6350 Delmar Blvd. Free (donations accepted); sponsored by Kaldi's Coffee.
• Sunday-Thursday, Aug. 14-18: Film Programs, Tivoli Theatre, 6350 Delmar Blvd. See www.cinemastlouis.org for a full schedule of times and film descriptions.
• Thursday, Aug. 18: Closing-Night Awards Party, 8 p.m. to midnight at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Blvd. Free (donations accepted); attendees must be 21 or older; sponsored by Stella Artois.
Tickets for film programs from Aug. 14-18 at the Tivoli are $12 each; $10 for students with valid and current photo ID and for Cinema St. Louis members with valid membership cards.
Advance tickets are on sale at the Tivoli Theatre box office (5-10 p.m. Monday-Friday and 2-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday). No phone sales, but tickets can be purchased online at tickets.landmarktheatres.com. There is a $1 per-ticket service charge.
Purchasers must pick up their tickets at the Tivoli box-office window and should bring the credit card used to purchase the tickets and the confirmation number. Online sales are limited to full-price tickets only. For more information, call Chris Clark at 289-4152 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.