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San Antonio Film Festival Starts Tomorrow

SAFILM — San Antonio Film Festival goes LIVE Tuesday, Aug. 1st for its 29th annual celebration, kicking off Opening Night at three screening locations.

  • The Adults,  directed by Dustin Guy Defa. Starring Michael Cera (Arrested Development, Person to Person), Hannah Gross (Infinite Summer, Joker), and Sophia Lillis (Dungeons And Dragons, IT). Texas Premiere, comedy. Santikos Palladium, Tuesday, Aug. 1st, 7:00 p.m.

  • American Teen, directed by San Antonio’s Aaron Lee Lopez, produced by Mutt Productions. Carlos Alvarez Theater, Tobin Center, Tuesday, Aug. 1st, 7:00 p.m.

  • CHILL, THRILLS, LOTSA KILLS: Shorts: Control (featuring Here’s to Now)  Moonlight Sonata, with Scissors, Best in the City, Shut, Team Building, It Listens, Night Visit, Sonar. Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater. Tobin Center, 9:00 p.m.

Other Feature Films Screening at Tobin Center: 

  • American Meltdown, directed by Andrew Adams, The Feik Family Rotunda, 7:00 p.m.

  • Dangerous Ones, directed by Rankin Dean,  The McLaughlin Family Rotunda, 9:00 p.m.

  • Lissa’s Trip, directed by Jeffrey Lando, The Feik Family Rotunda, 9:00 p.m.

  • HERSTORY: Shorts Films: My Over There, Lessons from Lourdes, Dead Man’s Hand, Python Huntress, Hey Alexa, Trail Boss, Inverted Perspective; The Vicki Golden Story, Radius Center, 7:00 p.m.

  • Stag, directed by Alexandria Spieth, Radius Center, 9:00 p.m.


Join SAFILM at the Paper Tiger for a FREE concert by Here’s to Now band, debuting their music video, Control, at the San Antonio Film Festival’s 9:00 p.m. screening at Tobin Center. Control is executive produced by San Antonio native and actor/producer/director Kevin Alejandro. Doors open at Paper Tiger at 9:00 p.m. Cash bar. FREE & open to the public. 

Badges and Tickets are available for purchase/pickup at Radius Center, the Filmmaker’s Hub, starting at 12noon on Tuesday, August 1st.  VIP Passes are $149, Weekend Passes $99, and Day Passes $59.99 available to purchase at Individual movie tickets are $8.99 for matinee and $14.99 for evening films. 

For full schedule, daily film screenings and to purchase tickets: #letswatchmovies 

Photos courtesy SAFILM.