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South Texas International Film Festival – Aug. 21-22

21 August 2015

Sharing more of our world…
South Texas International Film Festival strives to showcase the work of visionary filmmakers from all over our world. Based in Edinburg Texas, STXFF will showcase local, regional and international films that have a unique voice and style. We strive to bring together local filmmakers and artists to help connect the South Texas film industry with the world.

On August 21st and 22nd, 2015 STXFF will hold it’s inaugural event with award winning feature film screenings, a short film competition, beer, wine and more.

It’s all about who you know
A wine and beer garden will be held in the City Hall courtyard where attendees can mingle with filmmakers and make new industry connections.

Industry related vendors and businesses are encouraged to set up a booth in the Edinburg City Hall courtyard. This event will offer excellent exposure to industry professionals from the Rio Grande Valley and abroad as well as a wider demographic of young professionals that have an appreciation for film, tech and the visual arts.

Contact us for more information regarding festival booth space. www.stxff.us

Friday, August 21
5:30 PM – AS i walk through the valley: Panel
“As I Walk Though The Valley” is a documentary film about the history of the underground rock scene of the Rio Grande Valley in deep South Texas. Directors Charlie Vela and Ronnie Garza will join us for a preview and discussion about their upcoming documentary and the history of the South Texas music scene.

As I Walk Through The Valley

6:30 PM – Make it official
Workshop covering all the ins and outs of the logistics of filmmaking. With support from the Texas Film Commission attendees will receive valuable information regarding funding, permitting, incentives and deductions.

Following a short speech from a guest speaker, selected short films will be showcased to festival goers with a brief introduction by the film makers themselves.

11:00 PM – opening night afterparty
Day one of STXFF is all about highlighting the talent of the Rio Grande Valley and educational courses that are intended to foster creativity in the local film industry. We will partner with a local concert promoter to help organize the perfect Afterparty that is a true representation of our Rio Grande Valley music scene. Check back for more information soon!