Buy a VIP All-Access Pass

VIP All-Access Pass holders will receive priority seating at all events during the 2020 Nacogdoches Film Festival. VIP All-Access Passes are now available for purchase on Eventbrite.

One-Day Passes are now also available for purchase on Eventbrite.

2020 Nacogdoches Film Festival


The 9th annual Nacogdoches Film Festival will be held on February 20-22, 2020 at the iconic Fredonia Hotel in Nacogdoches, Texas.

VIP All-Access Passes are now available for purchase and will enable the bearer to have access to all events associated with the 2020 Nacogdoches Film Festival, including the VIP Reception on Friday (Feb. 21) at 5pm.


One-Day Passes are also available for purchase and will enable the bearer to have access to all events on that day, EXCEPT that Friday Day Passes do not include access to the VIP Reception on Friday (Feb. 21) at 5pm.

The schedule of events for the 2020 Nacogdoches Film Festival has been finalized. Please note that the appearance of certain industry guests is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control.

Following the showing of each film, there will be a brief question and answer period featuring individual(s) who participated in the making of that particular film.




Thursday, February 20, 2020


Friday, February 21, 2020

  • 12:00 - 4:00pm — Film Industry Panel SessionsFredonia Hotel (Rusk Room)
  • 1:00 - 3:00pm — FILMS: Best of the 2020 NacFilmFest Short Film Competition; films to be announced in early FebruaryCole Art Center in downtown Nacogdoches
  • 5:00 - 6:30pm — SPECIAL EVENT: VIP Reception (VIP All-Access Pass Holders Only) — Nacogdoches Visitors Center
  • 7:00 - 8:00 — SPECIAL PROGRAM:George Foreman, interviewed by David Stallings — Fredonia Hotel (Banita Room)
  • 8:15 - 9:45pm — FILM: Glenn's Gotta Go  (2017 SFA Student Summer Film featuring Ruth Buzzi and Brad Maule) — Fredonia Hotel (Banita Room)
  • 9:45 - 10:00pm — Q&A with Ruth Buzzi, Brad Maule and other film participants) — Fredonia Hotel (Banita Room)
  • 10:15 - 11:30pm — FILM: Let's Kill Mom (2018 SFA Student Summer Film directed by Buddy Ketelle) — Fredonia Hotel (Banita Room)
  • 11:30 - 11:45pm — Q&A with director Buddy Ketelle and other film participants — Fredonia Hotel (Banita Room)
  • 11:45pm - ??? — Informal After Party (cash bar) — Fredonia Hotel Nine Flags Bar


Saturday, February 22, 2020