The Downtown Tyler Film Festival is pleased to announce that tickets for the October event are now on sale at and

The daily pass for Thursday, Oct. 11, Friday, Oct. 12 and Sunday, Oct. 15, is only $5; Saturday night’s “Texas Night,” which includes a pass to the wrap-up party at ETX Brewing Co., is $10; the Producer’s all-access pass is available for only $20.

A celebration of storytelling through film, the Downtown Tyler Film Festival has grown to be an international film festival comprised of short films from around the world; England, Uzbekistan, Iran and more. The festival also seeks to encourage locally made Texas independent films.

All entries are 15 minutes or less and represent a variety of genres including comedy, drama, documentary and science fiction.Thursday night will feature the work of numerous young filmmakers, students under the age of 18. The top short films from each night will be re-shown in the “Best of the Fest” screening on Sunday at 2:00 pm. Contest winners will be announced and will receive cash prizes.

Follow Tyler Film Fest on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more information.

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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