Spring 2019 Film Festival | 4/17 - 5/7

The Spring Film Festival will run from 4/17 through 5/7

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Film Festival: Daily Showings @ 2:00, 4:15, 7:00 & 9:15

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THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD | 4/21 - 4/23 | R

Academy Award Winner Peter Jackson directs this homage to the British troops of the First World War with never-before-seen-footage of soldiers as they faced the fear and uncertainty of frontline battle in Belgium. Digitally remastered and now in color, the footage has been studied by lip reading experts whose transcripts were recorded and used as audio for the film. Overlayed by a narrative of those who partook in the war from interviews made in the 1960s and 1970s.

GLORIA BELL | 4/24 - 4/27 | R

Gloria (Julianne Moore) is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold (John Turturro) on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity and family.

STAN & OLLIE | 4/28 - 4/30 | PG

Laurel & Hardy, one of the world's great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans. The film stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the always entertaining Stan Laurel and Ollie Hardy.

THE MUSTANG | 5/1 - 5/4 | R

Roman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his violent past, is required to participate in an "outdoor maintenance" program as part of his state-mandated social rehabilitation. Spotted by a no-nonsense veteran trainer (Bruce Dern) and helped by an outgoing fellow inmate and trick rider (Jason Mitchell), Roman is accepted into the selective wild horse training section of the program, where he finds his own humanity in gentling an unbreakable mustang.

APOLLO 11 | 5/5 - 5/8 | G

The Sundance Winner for Best Documentary, Apollo 11 is a cinematic space event film fifty years in the making. Featuring never-before-seen large-format film footage of one of humanity's greatest accomplishments. Edifying and inspiring in equal measure, Apollo 11 uses artfully repurposed archival footage to send audiences soaring back to a pivotal time in American history.

FARMER OF THE YEAR | 5/8 - 5/9 | NR

Screenings at 2:00, 4:15 and 7:00

Farmer of the Year is the Festival darling, earning itself multiple awards along the way. When Hap Anderson (Texas born actor Barry Corbin), a widowed 83-year-old Minnesota farmer who thinks he's still quite the ladies' man, sells his family farm, he finds himself adrift and staring a short future in the face. 

Our history

Now entering it’s 20th year, the Kilgore Film Festival grew out of a relationship between Kilgore College and it’s then public radio station, KTPB. The radio station manager was a film buff who felt that moviegoers in East Texas were not being given the opportunity to enjoy some of the more specialized independent and foreign language films being shown in “ fine art” theatres in Dallas and other cities. In 1988 the station manager and the 4 Star Cinema management jointly launched what was then called the KTPB Film Festival as a venture intended to compliment the stations programming while expanding the variety of filmed entertainment being offered in East Texas. The concept caught on with the public and the Festival grew into a much anticipated twice yearly event in the Spring & Fall. With the eventual sale of the radio station by the college, the festival’s name was changed to the Kilgore Film Festival and it continues to offer exceptional films under the direction of the original 4 Star Cinema management. 

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