CineSol Film Festival is the premier film festival of the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas and is recognized by the Texas Commission on the Arts as one of the top media arts events in the state. Since 1993, CineSol has offered a film festival for the South Texas region. It has served as a mecca for local aspiring filmmakers to fuse with industry professionals in a social setting perfect for networking, learning about filmmaking, and enjoying quality entertainment from all over the world. Any questions, please contact us at

Best Feature. Best Documentary. Best Short.

Overall Rating
  • Pamela Oliver Munoz

    I was honored to have my short film, Whatever It Takes, accepted into Cinesol. They had fantastic workshops, I met new people, and had the chance to watch very meaningful films.

    December 2023
  • CineSol is a filmmaker friendly festival, and truly fun experience. They run a tight ship and have excellent communication.

    January 2023
  • Theresa Gallagher

    Super great, long running local festival. Staff is passionate about film and super communicative.

    December 2022
  • Luke and Martha Van Garza

    Great venue with fun film memorabilia and a super crew leading the charge.
    We felt welcome and engaged, furthermore we enjoyed the films and the moderator. Look forward to next year!

    December 2022
  • Faustino Alanis

    great Communication
    and Hospitality. Great festival for independent cinema

    December 2018