SLIFF: “Joplin, Missouri: A Tornado Story”

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(KPLR) – Chip Gubera is the director of "Joplin, Missouri: A Tornado Story”. He stopped by to talk with Christine about what it was like to grow up in Joplin, then see it devastated by the a tornado.

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Now in its 21st year, the Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) is one of the largest international film festivals in the Midwest. This year’s SLIFF will be held Nov. 8-18, 2012.

SLIFF’s main venues are the Hi-Pointe Theatre, Tivoli Theatre, Plaza Frontenac Cinema, Webster University’s Winifred Moore Auditorium, Washington University's Brown Hall Auditorium and the Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville, IL.

SLIFF showcases the best in cutting-edge features and shorts from around the globe. The majority of the more than 400 films screened - many of them critically lauded award-winners - will receive their only St. Louis exposure at the festival.