Crossroads of Texas Film & Music Festival in Waxahachie has announced its 2020 lineup, with tickets available now. The festival will run from Thursday-Saturday, April 23-25.
The festival kicks off at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 23, with a screening of the 1992 dramatic musical western, “Pure Country,” starring George Strait. The film is followed by an opening night reception beginning at 6 p.m. in the VIP tent.
Thursday’s concert at 8 p.m. will feature singer/songwriter/actor John Doe, co-founder of Los Angeles punk band, X, turned Texas rockabilly artist.
On Friday, April 24, the festival screens the 2010 biographical drama, “Temple Grandin,” starring Claire Danes, at 10 a.m., with a “Tribute to Bill Wittliff” panel discussion at 1 p.m. The late Witliff was a writer/photographer whose body of work included writing the screenplay for “Lonesome Dove.”
At 3 p.m. Friday, the festival will screen the 2009 dark comedy, “ExTerminators,” starring Heather Graham.
Friday’s dinner in the VIP tent is at 6 p.m., with a concert by country music singer/songwriters, Gary P. Nunn and special guest Tommy Alverson, at 8 p.m. Nunn’s songs include “London Homesick Blues” with its familiar chorus, “I wanna go home with the armadillo.”
On Saturday, April 25, the city of Waxahachie will host its annual Walk of Fame dedications in historic downtown Waxahachie at 10 a.m.
Activities begin again at the festival at noon, with a presentation of “Texas Women! – Short Films by Female Filmmakers.” At 1 p.m., the feature-length “Cowboys: A Documentary Portrait,” which premiered in October at the Austin Film Festival, will screen.
“The Apostle,” a 2018 period horror film, screens at 3 p.m. Saturday, with dinner in the VIP tent at 6 p.m.
Saturday’s concert features Texas country music singer/songwriter Max Stalling and special guests Lloyd Maines and Terri Hendrix.
For ticket information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com and search for Crossroads of Texas Film and Music Festival.
The festival website is www.crossroadsoftxff.com.