The 2012 Nacogdoches Film Festival was held at the Hotel Fredonia on April 13-14, 2012. This was the very first Nacogdoches Film Festival.
The following films were featured:
Based on a novella by longtime Nacogdoches, Texas resident Joe R. Lansdale, and set in the “Shady Rest Retirement Home in East Texas."
Written by producer and actor (and graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University) Andy Cope of Austin, Texas, the story follows a band of native East Texas misfits as they travel westward to make a run at California Gold.
This award-winning crime thriller about a New Year’s Eve heist of a boutique hotel stars Val Kilmer and is directed by Phillip Guzman, a 2004 graduate of SFA’s film school.
Directed by Jim Mickle, this coming-of-age film takes place in a small Texas town in 1983. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010 and was written and directed by Austin filmmaker Anthony Burns.
The following is a list of film industry guests & performers:
The following is a list of winners in the 2012 Short Film Competition:
Opening ceremony at the Fredonia Hotel for the first annual Nacogdoches Film Festival