When 6-9 p.m. Friday • Where St. Louis Science Center’s Omnimax Theater, 5050 Oakland Avenue • How much Free • More info cinemastlouis.org
If you’re into science fiction and fantasy, you won’t want to miss the first edition of this festival, which will feature short works by regional filmmakers. Cash awards will be handed out to top entries in three categories: $500 for best of fest and $200 each for best sci-fi and best fantasy. Additional films will also be screened throughout the evening. The event is co-presented with Cinema St. Louis and part of the St. Louis Science Center’s First Friday programming. Parking is free.