Nacogdoches Film Festival underway

Nacogdoches Film Festival underway
'Apollo 13' screenwriter Al Reinert is a special guest.
'Apollo 13' screenwriter Al Reinert is a special guest.

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - The Nacogdoches Art Alliance is kicking off the sixth annual Nacogdoches Film Festival with a VIP gathering and film viewing Friday night.

This Oscar weekend you can attend numerous events which provide insight into what it takes to make a video production.

Among the guests is two-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of Apollo 13, Al Reinhart.

Actress and author Amber Benson from Buffy the Vampire Slayer is also a special guest. The lineup list goes on and on with film viewings and panel discussions.

Film aficionados region wide will be in attendance according to Ron Johnson, Nacogdoches Art Alliance Chair.

"We have people in from Tyler. We have people in from Austin and Dallas, Shreveport, so it's people really that have an interest in film, but also how to make it, how to write it, and how to do those things with our panels and workshops," said Johnson.

The topics can also be interesting to anyone who watches TV and movies as the discussions provide a behind the scene insight.

The festival continues thru Sunday at various locations.

A complete lineup and costs for paid events can be found at

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