Alamo City Film Festival 2016


Film Festival takes over Cinema Spotlight in Central Texas
SAN ANTONIO, TX October 3rd, 2016
The Alamo City Film Festival brings the heat with its second annual film festival. Join cinema fanatics for this once a year opportunity to view original filmmaking and rub elbows with celebrities at the newly renovated Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Alamo City Film Festival is taking over the historic downtown of San Antonio, Texas on October 27th-30th to showcase narrative and documentary films from emerging independent filmmakers from around the world. After judges carefully considered hundreds of films submitted from 21 countries all over the globe; the Alamo City Film Festival is proud to announce the screening of two World Premieres, three Texas Premieres, and two San Antonio Premieres. Diversity will be celebrated with films reigning from Spain, UK, Turkey, Canada, Mexico and including fourteen San Antonio locally produced films all accessible to audience members all weekend long.

ACFF Friday & Saturday night premieres will include two incredible films “Dead Awake” starring Jesse Bradford (Swim Fan, Bring It On), Jocelin Donahue (Insidious Chapter 2, StartUp), Jesse Borrego (American Crime, Blood In Blood Out, Con Air, Dexter), Lori Petty (Orange Is The New Black, Point Break, Tank Girl) and “Slash” starring Michael Johnston (Teen Wolf), Hannah Marks (Amazing Spider Man), Michael Ian Black (Inside Amy Schumer, Another Period), Angela Kinsey (The Office) with additional celebrities being announced soon.

Want more? Grab an ACFF VIP ACFF VIP Badge to attend the Grand Opening Ceremony along the Riverwalk on Thursday, October 27th and exclusive access to Friday and Saturday night After Parties. Sunday will be the filmmakers brunch where a panel of judges from the entertainment industry will be awarding film prizes to “Best Feature”, “Best Documentary”, “Best Short”, and “Best Shot in Texas”.

Alamo City Film Festival takes place in conjunction with the renowned Alamo City Comic Con (ACCC), one of the largest comic conventions in the United States, topping the charts with over 83,000 attendees in 2015. The Lila Cockrell Theatre will also be host to filmmakers from San Antonio and from around Texas, representing the iconic Alamo, now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Tickets now on sale; $100 for a duo ACFF VIP Badge / ACCC 3-Day Pass, $45 for ACFF 2-Day Badge, individual Friday or Saturday day passes are $25, and $7 for individual premieres and short blocks. Tickets available for purchase on the ACFF website Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram @alamocityfilm #ACFF2016. For more information, film inquiries, or 2016 press credentials, please email

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