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Dallas VideoFest 26
Date: 10/9/2013 - 10/13/2013
Cost: $150 all-festival pass; $8 most screenings
Location: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
100 S. Central Expressway #14
Richardson, Texas 75080

The Video Association of Dallas celebrates the films of the Dallas VideoFest Oct. 9-13. The longstanding, 26-year-old VideoFest opens at Gilley’s in Dallas on Wednesday, Oct. 9. It moves to Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Richardson Thursday, Oct. 10, and more than 140 screenings take place in Richardson until Sunday, Oct. 13.

VideoFest ( is now the oldest and largest video festival in the United States and continues to garner critical and popular acclaim. VideoFest prides itself on bringing films to the theater that are rarely available to be seen anywhere else. Films in categories such as Experimental/Art Films, Animation, Narrative and Documentary Shorts, as well as Documentary and Narrative Features and some hard-to-find Classic TV episodes and Classic Films, are often in the mix.

Event times:
Wednesday-Friday, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, noon -11:30 p.m.

Tickets are $150 for an all-festival pass, which includes access to everything including the lounge. Most individual screening tickets are $8 and are available both online at or at the door.