Webster Represented in St. Louis International Film Festival Nov. 14-24

| November 14, 2013
The 22nd annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF), one of the largest international film festivals in the Midwest, kicks off tonight, Thursday, Nov. 14, and runs until Sunday, Nov. 24. The festival will screen 330 films—75 features, 63 documentary features, and 192 shorts—from around the world.

The Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival runs  Thursday, Nov. 14, to Sunday, Nov. 24. Several Webster faculty, students and alumni are represented in the festival.

The 22nd annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) kicks-off Thursday, Nov. 14, and runs until Sunday, Nov. 24. The festival will screen 330 films—75 features, 63 documentary features, and 192 shorts—from around the world.

SLIFF is one of the largest international film festivals in the Midwest. Many Webster University faculty, staff, students, and alumni have connections to this year’s festival.

Faculty/Staff
  • Kathy Bratkowski, Something in the Water (U.S., 2013 80 minutes), Sunday, Nov. 24, 6:30 p.m., Wildey Theatre
  • Diane Carson, juror, NFF Emerging Director Award
  • Kathy Corley, board of directors, Cinema St. Louis
  • Zlatko Cosic, panelist, Twenty Years Later – Films from the Former Yugoslavia: Ghosts of the Past, Visions of the Future Panel Discussion, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 4 p.m., University of Missouri-St. Louis Gallery 210
  • Cliff Froehlich, executive director, SLIFF
  • Jorge Oliver, Free To Love (Puerto Rico/U.S. 2013, 90 minutes), Thursday, Nov. 21, 7:15 p.m., Tivoli Theatre
  • Chris Sagovac, newscaster/dragon/maggots (U.S. 2012, 3 minutes), Saturday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m., Tivoli Theatre
  • Lionel Cuillé of Webster University’s Centre Francophone will introduce “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet” (Vous n’avez encore rien vu) (2012, 115 min., French) on Nov. 20, 7 p.m., Moore Auditorium, and conduct Q&A following the screening. The event is sponsored by the Centre Francophone of Webster University Jane & Bruce Robert Endowment. Cuillé will also present Ernest & Celestine (2012, 80 min., in English) Nov 23 at 12 p.m. at Washington University.
Students
  • Caitlin Zera, End of Line (U.S. 2013, 8 minutes), Saturday, Nov.16, 4 p.m., Webster University Winifred Moore Auditorium
Alumni
  • Kamau Bilal, What Kind of Man (U.S. 2013, 12 minutes), Monday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., Tivoli Theatre
  • Chris Clark, artistic director, SLIFF
  • James Harrison, Juror, Shorts
  • Brian Jun, She Loves Me Not (U.S. 2013, 91 minutes), Saturday, Nov. 23, 9:30 p.m., Tivoli Theatre; Sunday, Nov. 24, 4 p.m., Wildey Theatre
  • Carson Minow, juror, New Filmmakers Forum Emerging Director Award
  • Alex Nazam, Hotel (U.S. 2013, 13 minutes), Saturday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m., Tivoli Theatre
  • Hannah Radcliff, Fishbone (U.S. 2013, 13 minutes), Saturday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m., Tivoli Theatre
  • Andrea Sporcic, panelist, NFF Coffee With the Filmmakers, Saturday, Nov. 24, 10:30 a.m., KDHX Radio
  • Kat Touschner, festival registrar

This is a great opportunity to support the creative work of your fellow Gorloks. Click here for more information about SLIFF, or download a PDF of the program book.

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