The 2017 Lone Star Film Festival opens Wednesday, November 8th at Bass Performance Hall with a special on-stage hosting of the LSFF Ball.  All of our guests will be seated “on stage” to enjoy dinner, an awards presentation, and a musical performance.

Don’t miss this amazing night. Come experience the unique view and breath-taking perspective from the main stage of Bass Performance Hall.

LSFF Ball includes:


  • Opening Cocktail Reception in the lobby of Bass Performance Hall
  • Dinner and drinks prepared by Fort Worth’s award-winning Reata Restaurant on the main stage inside Bass Performance Hall’s auditorium
  • Cybill Shepherd will be honored with the newly renamed Bill Paxton Achievement in Film Acting Award
  • Terry Allen will be honored with the Stephen Bruton Award
  • James Cameron produced tribute video of Bill Paxton will be screened
  • Musical performance from Terry Allen and Lloyd Maines with special guest, Joe Ely
Cybill Shepherd
Terry Allen Photo by Todd Wolfson
Bill Paxton

Purchase your individual seat or table today!

  • Individual seats are available for $600.
  • 10-Seat tables begin at $5,000 each.

The Lone Star Film Festival Ball is the Lone Star Film Society’s annual gala celebration.  Proceeds support the Film Society’s ALL-IN-FILM year-round education programs, including film camps, film workshops, and film screenings.  The Lone Star Film Society is a 501c3 non-profit organization that has been a part of the Fort Worth community for over a decade.