REEL Society

Free Fall Viewing Party

Immerse Yourself In The World Of Cinema

REEL East Texas is more than just a festival; it is a vibrant and inclusive community that extends beyond the annual event. It serves as a year-round platform for nurturing local filmmaking talent, fostering creativity, and building connections within the East Texas region. REEL East Texas offers opportunities for filmmakers to receive support, guidance, and resources to further their careers, including access to workshops, mentorship programs, and industry networking events.

The organization also strives to promote film education and engagement by partnering with local schools and community organizations to provide film screenings, workshops, and educational initiatives. Through its various programs and initiatives, REEL East Texas aims to create a lasting impact, inspiring and empowering individuals to pursue their passion for filmmaking, while also cultivating a vibrant film culture that enriches the entire community.

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To elevate and enrich the lives of East Texans by cultivating a local film and entertainment industry while strategically investing in historic Kilgore assets.


To be a catalyst for growth of an independent film industry by building on our community’s wildcatter heritage. Through outreach that fuels arts and education, REEL will inspire an audience and create a culture for independent film, while entertaining, enriching and elevating East Texans.