Forget autumn in New York – November's a magical time to be right here in St. Louis, especially if you're a movie-lover. The city's coated in a blanket of crisp leaves, until they're picked up by that perpetual cool autumn breeze that also makes for perfect sweater weather — that season in the Midwest when reasonable conditions punctuate the space between 100 and -20 degree temperatures for a few fleeting weeks. It all feels quite romantic — cinematic, even. What better way to usher in the beginning of Oscar season than with such picturesque scenes and a few hundred films? Cinema St. Louis has the latter all queued up, with its annual St. Louis International Film Festival, now in its 20th year. The festival, which takes place from November 10 to 20, plays host to more than 400 feature, documentary and short films, many of which wouldn't appear in St. Louis on the big screen otherwise. With so many enticing options, it's difficult to narrow down to the must-sees. After all, finances and time constraints make it impossible to see all of them. To help you sort through the overwhelming selection, we've highlighted a few especially gripping films guaranteed to make you feel something – whether it's joy, despair, motivation or simply love for the medium and the... More >>>