Review: Top Selections from the Lone Star Film Festival

The Lone Star Film Festival returned to Fort Worth this weekend with five days of near constant programming for attendees to enjoy. Here are some of my top selections from the festival.

-Richard Edgemon

November 15th, 2018


Lone Star Film Festival lanza “Cine Más” en Fort Worth

El Festival de Cine Lone Star Film (LSFF) lanzó una nueva iniciativa en colraboración con Telemundo 39, ''Cine-Más'', una selección de películas de gran importancia cultural con largometrajes latinoamericanos durante el 12º Festival Anual de Cine Lone Star Film 2018.

-Telemundo39 Staff

November 9th, 2018


'Cine-Más' Is Here To Provide Representation And To Celebrate Latin Cinema

Fort Worth's Lone Star Film Festival has launched a new initiative called 'Cine-Más'. It's sort of a festival inside of a festival. And it features films that shine light on the life and culture of Latin and Hispanic people. 

Hady Mawajdeh

November 8th, 2018

Art and Seek

The Big Screen: A Local Producer Breaks Big

Dallas Sonnier talks about taking films to Toronto and Venice – and about basing his production company in North Texas.

-Stephen Becker

September 27th, 2018

Art and Seek

Lone Star Film Festival 2018

If you’ve ever been to a festival, you’ve experienced the overwhelm of emotions when surrounded by thousands of people who are there for the same thing as you — the experience.

-Alex Cambora

September 27th, 2018

Tanglewood Moms

How Filming in Texas Helped ‘The Old Man & the Gun’ Capture Its Authentic Look

Writer-Director David Lowery: shooting in Fort Worth “made perfect sense,” he says. “It also feels older than nearby Dallas, and has that sense of the West, so aesthetically it was just right. We didn’t even consider anywhere else.”

-Iain Blair,

September 26th, 2018


Les Miles has a key role in “The Last Whistle,” a film with Brad Leland, Jim O’Heir and more that’s opening the Lone Star Film Festival

This November, Miles will debut his first major role, in the feature film THE LAST WHISTLE, which was just announced as the opening night selection at the Lone Star Film Festival.

-Andrew Bucholtz,

August 20th, 2018

Lone Star Film Festival lifts the curtain on an expanded lineup for 2018

The 12th annual Lone Star Film Festival, taking place November 7-11 in downtown Fort Worth, has announced its first 10 films, and they include five films from its new Latin American series, Cine-Más.

- Alex Bentley

August, 30th, 2018

Cultural Map Fort Worth

No te pierdas el grandioso festival de cine Lone Star

TEXAS - Telemundo 39, Cine-Más se ha unido al festival anual de cine Lone Star (LSFF) donde se exhibirán largometrajes latinoamericanos.

Telemundo 39 Staff

August 20th, 2018

Telemundo 39

Arts Notes: Lone Star Film Festival Cine-Más initative

Screening Locations: AMC Palace 9 and Four Day Weekend, both in Sundance Square.

Sponsors: Sundance Square, Fort Worth Film Commission, Telemundo 39

-FWBP Staff

August 17, 2018

Fort Worth Business Press

Fort Worth Boys & Girls Club Kids Get a Taste of Hollywood, Film Their Own Movie

The students are part of a two-week film camp put on by the Lone Star Film Society


- Alice Barr

July 18, 2018


'Cowgirls With Cameras' aims to turn North Texas teenage girls into filmmakers

A filmmaking camp for teenage girls started this week in Cleburne, with the goal of producing a short documentary.

- Lauren Zakalik

June 14th, 2018


100+ Fantastic D-FW Festivals & Events with Official 2018 Dates

This list is for festival junkies that like to #festhard all year long. 

-Neil Lemons 

April 27th, 2018

Five Films to Check out at the Lone Star Film Festival

The 11th annual Lone Star Film Festival runs Wednesday-Sunday in downtown Fort Worth. Here are five films to consider adding to your must-see list!

-Robert Philpot

November 7th, 2017


5 Can't Miss Events at the 2017 Lone Star Film Festival

There will be over 70 separate screenings, panels, and other events — an intimidating number for even the most dedicated cinephiles. We've narrowed that down to the five best things the festival has to offer!

-Alex Bentley

November 7th, 2017

Fort Worth Culture Maps

Spotlight Roadtrip

- Laura Samuel Meyn

November 2017

360west Magazine

Cybill Shepherd, James Brolin road-trip drama 'Rose' gets sales deal (exclusive)

UK based Moviehouse Entertainment has been appointed by Tesoro Pictures’ to handle worldwide sales for Rose, which will have its world premiere on November 9, 2017 at The Lone Star Film Festival in Fort Worth, Texas.

-Andreas Wiseman

October 25th, 2017

Screen Daily

Cybill Shepherd to receive 1st Bill Paxton award at LSFF

The Lone Star Film Festival announced this week that Cybill Shepherd will be the first recipient of the Bill Paxton Achievement in Film Award for Acting.

-Robert Philpot

September 6th, 2017


Cybill Shepherd to be honored at 2017 Lone Star Film Festival Ball

Cybill Shepherd — a four-time Emmy nominated and three-time Golden Globe winning actress — will be honored at the LSFF Ball with the inaugural Bill Paxton Achievement in Film Award for Acting.

September 5th, 2017

Fort Worth Business

Bill Paxton to be honored at Lone Star Film Festival

As is well-known around here, the late actor Bill Paxton was a Fort Worth native, and even after projects such as “Titanic” and “Big Love” he still paid attention to the Fort Worth arts scene, especially the movie side of it.

-Robert Philpot

August 23rd, 2017



April 2017

360west Magazine

Despite Hollywood fame, Bill Paxton never forgot Fort Worth roots

Bill Paxton, the Fort Worth native who went on to star in such movies as “Apollo 13,” “Titanic” and “Twister” and in TV projects such as HBO’s “Big Love” and the History miniseries “Texas Rising,” died Saturday of complications from heart surgery. He was 61.

-Robert Philpot

February 26th, 2017


All Gravy: Lone Star Film Festival 2016 Gets Straight A’s from this Moviemaker

Making movies can be a grind. Locking down a good script, enticing investors, landing the right cast, negotiating with agents, hiring crew, finding locations… and that ain’t the half of it.

-Paden Fallis

January 26th, 2017

MovieMaker Magazine

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