Downtown Tyler Film Festival continues through Sept. 24

Patrons wait to get inside Liberty Hall for a showings during a previous Downtown Tyler Film Festival. Courtesy


The Downtown Tyler Film Festival continues through Saturday at Liberty Hall, 103 E. Erwin St.

The festival features films no longer than 15 minutes in a wide range of styles and subject matter. Viewings take place at 7 p.m.

Friday, the festival will show films by East Texas filmmakers. The “Best of the Fest” showcase, featuring top picks from previous showings, is set for Saturday.

A question-and-answer session with some of the filmmakers will take place following the viewings Friday, organizers announced.

The cost is $5 on Friday. Admission to “Best of the Fest,” which includes food and drinks during a post-party, is $10.

Tickets are available on the Liberty Hall website, and the festival’s website,, and will be sold at the box office each night.


Friday, Sept. 23

- “The Stuff Dreams are Made of” by Ariande King and Klancy Baker. A teenager struggling to be understood dreams of becoming a superstar actress.

- “Battle of the Flowers” by Joseph Mallari. A look at a city’s annual celebration.

- “No Looking Back” by Robert Shumaker. During a chance meeting, ex-lovers reflect on their pasts.

- “The Fall” by Taylor Cullinane. After a strange dream, a man struggles with whether to propose to his girlfriend.

–“Round One” by Kenny Rigsby. This documentary follows an amateur boxer before his first fight.

- “Don’t Run Away” by Grayson Lackey. A boy running away from his father faces a difficult decision.

- “The Last Hope” by Grayson Lackey. A woman faces questions of hope in bleak woods.

Saturday, Sept. 24

“The Best of the Fest” selections.

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