Local theater hosting art film festival

Staff Writer

Kilgore’s one and only 4 Star Cinema is hosting the 15th annual Kilgore Art Film Festival.

The festival started in 1998 when owner of the 4 Star Cinema, Byron Berkley, teamed with Kathy Housby and Jim Allen of KTBB radio. To bring independent films, foreign language films and documentaries to the big screen for audiences in East Texas.

The festival continues to bring quality films to East Texas that would not normally be seen in theaters.

The festival will run through Oct. 18 and features six independent films: “To Rome With Love,” “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” “Beats of the Southern Wild,” “The Intouchables,” “Robot & Frank” and “Sleepwalk With Me.”

The films show weekdays at 4:15 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m., and a 2 p.m. matinee is added on weekends.

Admission for adults is $8 and senior admission $6. Matinee admission is $6 for everyone. Tickets for KC students who provide their current ID will cost $6.

4 Star Cinema is located at 1607 Highway 259 N.

For more information go to the Kilgore Film Festival fan page on Facebook or call Berkley at 903-983-1249.

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