Tag: sliff

SLIFF honors Director Alexander Payne at Hi-Pointe Theatre

Posted: November 15, 2023 at 12:39 pm   /   Featured, Film, Local

On Tuesday night, St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) honored Alexander Payne, a luminary in American cinema, is a prominent film director, screenwriter, and producer celebrated for his illustrious career, including directorial gems such as “Sideways,” “Election,” and “Nebraska,” each a testament to his mastery of the craft. Payne, who was in attendance to receive the Lifetime […]

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27th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival Special Events and Schedule

Posted: October 29, 2018 at 9:37 am   /   Film, St. Louis Events

This Thursday, November 1, kicks off the 27th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival. Better known as SLIFF, the festival showcases hundreds of filmmakers and their work, including international films, documentaries, American indies, and short films that can’t be seen anywhere else. You can also see some of the most talked about films before anyone else […]

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Movie Review: “Walking Man” – St. Louis International Film Festival Selection

Posted: November 17, 2014 at 11:42 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

After a Missouri high school loses three students to suicide in seven weeks, a father and son walk 200 miles across the state to find an answer to Missouri’s rural suicide epidemic. Both men suffer from bipolar disorder, sharing their struggles with strangers and each other for the first time. We’re about halfway through the […]

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Casino Jack

Posted: November 11, 2010 at 4:38 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Review by the Raven Whenever a film states that it is based on true events I get nervous…not because I doubt this statement, but because I realize that these events are not some made up story but something real that I may have to think about after I actually see the film. It’s like being […]

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“Up In The Air” Director Jason Reitman In Town for St. Louis Premiere at SLIFF 09

Posted: November 17, 2009 at 1:13 am   /   Featured, Local

On Saturday I had the privilege of interviewing Jason Reitman (“Thank You For Smoking,” “Juno”), who was in town for the St. Louis premiere of his latest film – “Up In The Air.” Reitman was in attendance for the film, which was viewed by a sold out theater of 450 at the Tivoli on the […]

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