After COVID-19 prompted the Lone Star Film Festival to go virtual last year, the annual event welcomes returning moviegoers to theaters as it announces its schedule for 2021.
Running November 11-14, the festival will host screenings at the Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art and the new Stockyards venue, Downtown Cowtown at the Isis. The Watchlist includes 80 shorts and feature films from around the world, including documentaries like “Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America” and “The Marfa Tapes”, as well as narrative feature films like “The Atlantic City Story “and” Jockey. ” The shorts will play in blocks between each feature film – among them, a showcase of films made in high school and shorts from the Denton Black Film Festival.
Additionally, the event will also include film talks hosted by the Fort Worth Film Commission, and on September 13, the Lone Star Film Festival gala, featuring Café Modern food and an award ceremony. award honoring filmmakers Ethan Hawke and singer-songwriter Richard Linklater. Michael Martin Murphey and “Miss Juneteenth” director Channing Godfrey Peoples. The gala will take place at the Modern, followed by an after-party with country music DJ Vinyl Ranch.
Proceeds from the gala will be donated to the Lone Star Film Society’s Johnny Langdon Film Education Initiative, which offers education programs for adults and high school students interested in filmmaking.
Find the full program and more information here.