The 2023 Tyler Film Festival is coming soon with 3 nights of entertainment

Get ready to immerse yourself in a celebration of storytelling through film as Dobbs & Porter presents the 2023 Tyler Film Festival! The three-day event returns September 7th through 9th at Liberty Hall in Tyler.

The short films represent a wide variety of genres, including comedy, drama, documentary, and science fiction and run no longer than 15 minutes. Here’s a bit of what you can expect each day of the festival:

  • Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. - The work of numerous young filmmakers under the age of 21.
  • Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. - Enjoy short films produced anywhere outside of Texas.
  • Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. - The last night will feature the best of Texas shorts. An Award Reception will follow at Plaza Tower, where festival winners will be announced and presented with their awards.

You can get your tickets online at and Passes for individual nights range from $10 to $15, or you can purchase a three-day pass for $25.

For more information, check out the Tyler Film Festival website, or visit their Facebook page or Instagram page here.

*Please note that some films feature mature content. Parents are urged to use discretion and refer to the festival schedule and program guide for film content.

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Jade Allen

Jade Allen

Jade Allen explores East Texas to bring the most exciting activities and locations to The East Texas Weekend. Jade came to Texas in 2018, where it has steadily become a home and a place to explore.