Welcome to the Lone Star Film Society, the non-profit organization that annually presents the Lone Star Film Festival in Fort Worth, Texas.

The mission of the Lone Star Film Society is to cultivate an appreciation and understanding of the moving image as an art form and to showcase the city of Fort Worth.  
 
The society accomplishes this through year-round screenings, film education workshops, film camps, and community collaboration that includes the annual Lone Star Film Festival.

Lone Star Film Society

Since its founding fifteen years ago by local film advocates, and legendary actor and Fort Worth native Bill Paxton, the Lone Star Film Society has provided film education programs for hundreds of students interested in filmmaking in the Fort Worth area.

 

The society accomplishes this mission through year-round screenings, film education workshops, and community collaboration that includes the annual Lone Star Film Festival.

The Lone Star Film Festival has grown into a premier destination for filmmakers, producers, industry professionals, and film enthusiasts, with the honor of being ranked as a “Top 50 Film Festival” by MovieMaker Magazine. 

 

Each November, the finest in independent feature films narratives, documentaries, and shorts are screened in a festive environment that allows attendees to mix with a dynamic group of creatives while showcasing the city labeled "The Modern West."

 

Past attendees have included Billy Bob Thornton, Jeff Bridges, Jane Seymour, Malcolm McDowell, Betty Buckley, Martin Sheen, Willie Nelson, Jeff Nichols, Pat Green, Cybil Shephard, Tim Blake Nelson, Paul Schrader, and Clint Black to name a few.

Lone Star Film Society

2021 Board of Directors

Red Sanders | Board Chair

Red Productions

Angelique De Luca | Vice-Chair

Four Falling Stars Productions

Joshua Mills | Treasurer

Desert Wind Productions

Gary V. Post | Secretary

Bank of America

Kelly Cash

Kelly Cash Consulting

Lou Lambert

Restaurateur

Michael De Luca

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Tina Gorski

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

 

Leslie Hawke

The Alex Fund

 

Dr. Tricia Jenkins

Texas Christian University

Victoria Wise

Madeworthy Magazine