Celebrating Ten Years of the Lone Star Film Festival

Named one of MovieMaker Magazine’s “Top 50 Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee” in 2015, for the 3rd consecutive year.

Past Films Include:


Maya Angelou and Still I Rise



Mr. Turner


The Artist

Silver Linings Playbook




The Rendezvous


The Imitation Game



The Descendants

August: Osage County

It Follows


2015 Award Winners

Best of Fest

Best Feature Film

Best Documentary Film

Audience Choice Award

Best Short Film

Best Texas Film

Best Student Film

My Fort Worth Short Film Winner

Past Guests and Honorees

In addition to great films, the LSFF provides opportunities to interact with leaders of the indie film world. Past guests and honorees of the festival include:

Jane Seymour

Malcolm McDowell

Julian Schnabel

Robert Duvall

Martin Sheen

Louis Black

Ron White

Clint Black

Bill Paxton

Billy Bob Thornton

T Bone Burnett

Robert Rodriguez

Elizabeth Avellan

Billy Joe Shaver

Don Henley

Joanna Kerns

Jeff Bridges

Willie Nelson

Melonie Diaz

Lyle Lovett

John Lee Hancock

The Lone Star Film Festival shines brightly…Movie enthusiasts may come to Sundance Square this weekend to see anticipated national releases…but chances are good they will leave talking about the auspicious films with Texas ties.”
– The New York Times


The Lone Star Film Festival is held each year in downtown Fort Worth’s Sundance Square, which serves as the cultural and social center of downtown. Fort Worth is the 16th largest city in the nation, and the Fort Worth/Dallas metroplex consistently ranks among the top five media markets in the U.S.