Hosted in the outskirts of Austin— in the magical, spring-fed-river town of San Marcos & on the campus of Texas State University—
Lost River offers a splendid cocktail of compelling cinema, live music, burlesque, a BMX spectacle, slam poetry, & more..
ABOUT THE FEST
The third annual Lost River Film Festival — four days of indie-cinema worship in San Marcos, TX, a half-hour drive from Austin in a funky college town endowed by a wondrous spring-fed river — is named in honor of the campy 1978 JAWS rip-off, PIRANHA: shot in a fictionalized incarnation of San Marcos, named accordingly…
Enjoy a cinematic-themed burlesque performance by Dark Matter Productions, poetry readings from contributors to Borderlands literary journey, a statewide gathering of immigrant-rights organizations from the Valley, Corpus, san Antonio, Laredo, Austin, Waco & beyond out migration-themed films the final two days in conjunction with Mano Amiga, and screenings at the Sacred Springs Powwow!
san marcos cinema club
Aiming to cultivate a community unified by a shared desire to explore our collective knowledge & insights via the art of motion pictures.